About Vampira (1974)
Also known as Old Dracula, also known as Old Drac, Graves is probably one of the original manic pixie dream girls as the unlikely mate to an antiqued male vampire patriarch, Count Dracula (David Niven) when a bizarre transfusion to revive his comatose wife turns her from white to Black. It's a ridiculous premise, but a meaningful campy commentary of how the 1970's really marked a cultural shift (albeit small) in media representation and sociopolitical agency of minorities. Graves as Countess Vampira was the majestic party girl you wanted to be around.
Other Genre Performances
Vampira was her only overtly genre appearance.
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