Tag Archives: Bela Lugosi

One Body Too Many

One Body Too Many was released in 1944, and concerns the metaphorical and literal back-stabbing among a group of relatives concerning their late uncle’s will. Directed by Frank McDonald, it was made during the height of the film noir era, … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity Files: Scared to Death

Late night movie shows can be fun to watch as much for the host as for the show, at least in some cases. I was a fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000 as a kid, and I’ve occasionally caught other … Continue reading

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Mark of the Vampire

I haven’t yet had the opportunity to check out the 1931 classic Dracula, but I took the opportunity to check out another collaboration between director Tod Browning and actor Bela Lugosi — 1935’s Mark of the Vampire. Naturally, Lugosi is … Continue reading

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Plan 9 From Outer Space

There are some films that become legendary among fans of the medium. Films which are renowned because of their plots, their direction, the acting within them. Of course, that renown isn’t necessarily positive, and there are many films which are … Continue reading

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The Devil Bat

Starting off the season’s selections of spooky (if not necessarily scary) cinema, I opted for a short, older film. 1940’s The Devil Bat was a Producers Releasing Corporation production featuring Bela Lugosi as Dr. Carruthers, a well-liked physician, chemist, and … Continue reading

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