Shortly after it premiered at the Roxy Theatre in New York on February 12, 1931, Dracula became Universal’s largest release of the year and ushered in a new era of horror not only for the studio, but for all of cinema. While filmed on cavernous and atmospheric set pieces, the true strength of the film lies within the commanding performances of its cast. Led by the captivating Béla Lugosi, Dracula also features iconic genre actors Dwight Frye and Edward Van Sloan in unforgettable roles. See how much you really know about this iconic vampire flick now.
While you may or may not recognize Jack Pierce by name, you are most certainly familiar with his enduring legacy. As the head of Universal Studio’s make-up department for almost twenty years, Pierce is responsible ⤇
There are some movies that explode into pop culture. Everything about the movie seems to be everywhere; from merchandising to references ad nauseam. One true sign that a film has crossed from phenomena to iconic status ⤇
While on a road trip vacation to Salem, Massachusetts for Halloween this year, I came across the Peabody Essex Museum which is right in the heart of Salem. It’s a beautiful art museum and they were featuring ⤇