Dracula Overview:

Dracula (1931) was a Fantasy - Horror Film directed by Tod Browning and Karl Freund and produced by Carl Laemmle Jr., Tod Browning and E.M. Asher.

The film was based on the novel of the same name and also Stage Play written by Bram Stoker published in 1897 (novel); Oct 5, 1927 - May 1928 (play performed at Fulton Theatre, NY).

Dracula was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2000.

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OLD DRACULA

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jan 5, 2020 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

One of the non-political things trending the most on the internet this week has been the new BBC TV adaptation of DRACULA. I haven't seen any of it yet--from what I've heard about it, I'd probably just be whining and moaning over it. I did happen to view another radical interpretation of Bram Stoke... Read full article


Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 26, 2019 From The Stop Button

On one hand, with the Wojciech Kilar score, Bram Stoker?s Dracula can get away with just about anything. On the other, with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves playing leads? well, it needs something to help it get away with anything. It helps neither Ryder or Reeves are the actual star of the film. Neith... Read full article


Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 26, 2019 From The Stop Button

On one hand, with the Wojciech Kilar score, Bram Stoker?s Dracula can get away with just about anything. On the other, with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves playing leads? well, it needs something to help it get away with anything. It helps neither Ryder or Reeves are the actual star of the film. Neith... Read full article


Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

on Nov 26, 2019 From The Stop Button

On one hand, with the Wojciech Kilar score, Bram Stoker?s Dracula can get away with just about anything. On the other, with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves playing leads? well, it needs something to help it get away with anything. It helps neither Ryder or Reeves are the actual star of the film. Neith... Read full article


Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

on Nov 26, 2019 From The Stop Button

On one hand, with the Wojciech Kilar score, Bram Stoker?s Dracula can get away with just about anything. On the other, with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves playing leads? well, it needs something to help it get away with anything. It helps neither Ryder or Reeves are the actual star of the film. Neith... Read full article


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Quotes from

Maid: He's crazy!
Martin: They're all crazy. They're all crazy except you and me. Sometimes I have my doubts about you.
Maid: Yes.


Count Dracula: For one who has not lived even a single lifetime, you're a wise man, Van Helsing.


Renfield: Rats. Rats. Rats! Thousands! Millions of them! All red blood! All these will I give you if you will obey me.


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Facts about

Bela Lugosi never blinks even once throughout the film.
Apparently morose over the loss of friend and collaborator Lon Chaney and in the midst of severe alcoholism, the normally meticulous Tod Browning was said to have been sullen and unprofessional during the shoot. Among his actions were to leave set, leaving cinematographer Karl Freund to direct scenes. He would also recklessly tear pages out of the script if he felt them to be redundant.
Bette Davis (who had a contract at Universal at the time) was considered to play the part of Mina Harker. However, Universal head Carl Laemmle Jr. didn't think too highly of her sex appeal.
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Dracula

Released 1931
Inducted 2000
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