Tag: Bela Lugosi

Dracula (1931) – By Baron Craze

Dracula the name itself is a true icon in not just the horror cinema, but as a whole to all disciplines of entertainment, from novels and comic books, to stage productions, films, music and memorabilia, the role made many famous by donning the cape to addressing themselves as Count Dracula. Universal Pictures interpretation to base…

Horror Icon: Boris Karloff – By Baron Craze

When one states the name Boris Karloff, various images come to mind, the portrayal of Frankenstein’s monster in Frankenstein (1931) and Imhotep in The Mummy (1932), and then maybe other likely to think of the other green monster he played, The Grinch , whichever the case one definitely recalls his influence in the horror genre….

The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) – By Baron Craze

The Universal Studios Frankenstein series, which started with the monster (pun-intended) hit Frankenstein (1931), came with a letdown with the fourth entry from director Erle C. Kenton 1942’s The Ghost of Frankenstein, marking the first time not to star, the legendary actor Boris Karloff in the primary role. Kenton, stuck to a standard, by-the-numbers shooting style…