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rms2
10-18-2015, 05:28 PM
One of my favorite actors and, for me, the only cinematic Dracula there will ever be.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkO0-85qx1w&feature=youtu.be

George
10-18-2015, 05:41 PM
One of my favorite actors and, for me, the only cinematic Dracula there will ever be.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkO0-85qx1w&feature=youtu.be

I really liked him in an early Charlie Chan mystery, "The Black Camel". A superb performance, of the "non-Draculist" type. 1931.

rms2
10-18-2015, 10:58 PM
It's a shame that Hollywood wasn't kinder to Bela Lugosi. He deserved better.

gravetti
10-19-2015, 06:41 AM
Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó (20 October 1882 – 16 August 1956), better known as Bela Lugosi, was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror films.

He had been playing small parts on the stage in his native Hungary before making his first film in 1917, but had to leave the country after the failed Hungarian Revolution. He had roles in several films in Weimar Germany before arriving in America as a seaman on a merchant ship.

In 1927, he appeared as Count Dracula in a Broadway adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel, where he was talent-spotted as a character actor for the new Hollywood talkies. He later appeared in the classic 1931 Dracula talkie by Universal Pictures

Lionheart143
08-02-2016, 05:10 AM
Also the name of a great punk rock song.