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.
Not long after the 1931 test screenings of Universal’s massively successful Frankenstein, there was talk of a sequel. While director James Whale initially wanted nothing to do with a followup, his success with The Invisible Man in 1933 made him the studio’s only ⤇
Just one year after Boris Karloff shocked audiences as Frankenstein’s Monster, he reunited with makeup artist Jack Pierce for The Mummy. The first of Universal’s Classic Monsters to not be based in literature, The Mummy spawned four ⤇