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: 7.5/10 (44,556 votes)
Director: Tod Browning, Karl Freund
Writer: Bram Stoker (by), Hamilton Deane (from the play adapted by), John L. Balderston (from the play adapted by), Garrett Fort (play)
Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye
Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Released: 14 Feb 1931
|Plot: The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina.|