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‘Dracula’ wins big at Saturn Awards

“Bram Stoker’s Dracula” was the big winner Tuesday night, walking away with six statuettes at the 19th annual Saturn Awards.

The vampire saga was cited as the best horror film of the year by members of the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.

Director Francis Coppola, writer James V. Hart and star Gary Oldman also won in their categories at the presentation held at the Directors Guild of America.

Walt Disney’s animated “Aladdin” was named best fantasy film and earned additional prizes in the best supporting and juvenile performance categories for , respectively, Robin Williams and Scott Weinger. Weinger voiced, but did not sing, the title character.

“Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” won its sole award in the best science fiction film category, while Virginia Madsen was cited as best actress for her work in “Candyman.”

In addition to the balloted categories, the Life Career Award was presented to filmmaker David Lynch. Other special awards went to director/producer Frank Marshall and producer Gale Anne Hurd.

Additional prize winners were:

Supporting actress: Isabella Rossellini, “Death Becomes Her”

Makeup: Michele Burke, “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

Special effects: Alec Gillis, “Death Becomes Her”

Music: Angelo Badalamenti, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me”

Costumes: Eiko Ishioka, “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

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