Character actor, Christopher Lee, was born Christopher Frank Carandini Lee on May 27, 1922 in Belgravia, London. Lee died at the age of 93 on Jun 7, 2015 in Chelsea, London .
Tall, dark-haired British actor with deep, resonant voice. Spent ten years in British films playing relatively minor (often aristocratic) villains, then burst through to stardom with his fine portrayal of Dracula. Has remained happily typed in chillers, with one or two interesting character roles along the way.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Character Actors: an Illustrated Directory).
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THE EUROCRYPT OF COLLECTION 2 On Blu-ray From SeverinBy Dan Day, Jr. on Jun 7, 2022 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Last year Severin's THE EUROCRYPT OF Blu-ray box set was my pick for home video release of the year. The company is back with THE EUROCRYPT OF 2, a seven-disc collection containing six rare films featuring Lee. (This set is not available yet for general release, but I... Read full article
Rating The Hammer Dracula Films StarringBy Dan Day, Jr. on May 27, 2022 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Today marks the 100th anniversary of . I've decided to mark this occasion by ranking the Hammer Dracula films which starred Lee. The format is much the same as yesterday's ranking of the Hammer Frankenstein films starring Peter Cushing. One aspect of the Hammer Draculas that doesn't g... Read full article
THE EUROCRYPT OF COLLECTION On Blu-ray From SeverinBy Dan Day, Jr. on Jun 5, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
is a legend of English Gothic cinema--but he's also a legend of Euro Gothic cinema, which is made abundantly clear in this new fantastic Blu-ray set from Severin. THE EUROCRYPT OF COLLECTION collects five rare and somewhat obscure films that were made in continental E... Read full article
The Blogathon – Wrap UpBy Barry P. on May 24, 2021 From Cinematic Catharsis
We’ve reached the end of another spectacular blogathon, and once again, we’re impressed with the range of topics from our exceptionally talented participants. But as anyone familiar with ‘80s television can confirm, wait… There’s more! We have another batch of fabulous ... Read full article
The Blogathon – Day 3 RecapBy Barry P. on May 23, 2021 From Cinematic Catharsis
Gill from Realweegiemidget Reviews and I are back for the third day of the Christopher Lee Blogathon. We have another eclectic line-up of blog posts for your perusal. But wait! In the immortal words of sports great Yogi Berra, “It ain’t over till it’s over.” Due to some pendi... Read full article
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Maria: [Politely] It's a pleasure to see you again, Mr. Allen.
Paul Allen: You have a new admirer, my dear, Mr. Edward Hyde.
Dr. Henry Jekyll: [Obviously attracted to her] Enchanted! My sincere compliments.
Maria: You are most kind, Mr. Hyde.
Paul Allen: That's natural manners. She only uses Christian names in bed.
[Insulted, Maria throws a drink from the table in his face]
Dr. Henry Jekyll: [Thunderstruck by the sensual beauty of the scantily clad exotic dancer] A tigress!
Paul Allen: [Detached] Tigers needn't lick their lips over her unless they're very rich.
Dr. Henry Jekyll: Is she so exclusive?
Paul Allen: Only princes, pashes, millionaires, or distinguished actor/managers need apply.
[Aware of Hyde's fascination with the dancer as she continues her routine which climaxes with her putting the snake's head in her mouth]
Paul Allen: Forget it, John boy. She's not in the prep school class. Believe me, I've tried.
Sir Dennis Nayland Smith: You have nothing to celebrate, Fu Manchu. The arms conference is safe. You are beaten.
Fu Manchu: That is where you are wrong, Commissioner. In a few moments there will be no arms conference.
Sir Dennis Nayland Smith: You will release that girl now and order your men to line up over there. I will count three before I fire. One... two...
Fu Manchu: [to henchman] Send her to the snakes!
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