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Dracula, Saruman, Holmes – Sir Christopher Lee Is Gone!

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I think the first time I had the crap scared out of me by Christopher Lee was when I sat through Dracula A.D. 1972 (God bless Hammer Films!). I’d seen him in other movies – She (starring Ursula Andress), at least one of his Fu Manchu movies – and on television (two different roles on The Avengers, an Alfred Hitchcock Presents), but that was the first time I saw the power he capable of producing in a performance.

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