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We’ve been circling this one for a while. Having watched Ed Wood, Plan 9 From Outer Space, and Horror of Dracula, it is finally time to look at the role that both defined and trapped Bela Lugosi: Dracula. Our first Universal horror film and one of the best known, we took a look at this classic retelling of Bram Stoker’s novel. After watching the movie, we talked about the careers of many of the actors, the legacy of Universal horror films and – as always – a bunch of other stuff.
Up next, we stick with classic horror and watch The Phantom of the Opera!
|Rating: 7.4/10 (54,517 votes)
Director: Tod Browning, Karl Freund
Writer: Bram Stoker, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston
Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners
Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Released: 14 Feb 1931
|Plot: Transylvanian vampire Count Dracula bends a naive real estate agent to his will, then takes up residence at a London estate where he sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night.|