Friday, February 11, 2011

Karloff and Lugosi Together in Classic Horror

They were the two biggest box-office draws of the Universal Pictures horror film boom of the early 1930s.  Bela Lugosi was Dracula (1931), terrifying audiences around the country with his lust for blood.  Boris Karloff, with a criminal brain, played the brutal monster in Frankenstein (1931).  They acted together in a few films.  Among them were The Black Cat (1934) and The Raven (1935). PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE.  The publicity photos above and below are from Universal Pictures.
They gave us two of horrordom’s greatest monsters: Lugosi as the elegant and bloodthirsty Count Dracula--and Karloff as a reanimated man with a criminal brain, the Frankenstein monster. The year was 1931...


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