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Congrats, Carla!

“Give me a sense of purpose, a real sense of purpose, now!” – The Pretenders/Chrissie Hynde

This isn’t trending like a white or gold (or is it blue?) dress (really Facebook?!?), but the Academy of Arts and Sciences did give the grand Carla Laemmle (1909-2014) some post-Oscars memoriam recognition for her contribution to motion pictures. 108 more words


Revenge of the Zombies - (1943) - [Public Domain Movies]

John Carradine is an insane Nazi scientist and Veda Ann Borg is his zombie wife in an old house cluttered with the walking dead. Happily…

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Dracula (1931)

Dracula is an American horror film released in 1931 by Universal Pictures. Produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. and directed by Tod Browning, it adapts the original 1897 Bram Stoker novel Dracula as well as the 1924 stage adaptation of Dracula by John L. 52 more words


Historiography of Dracula, novels and early Hollywood

I’ve been working on a novel that features vampires so I ended up doing quite a bit of research on depictions of the undead over the years. 962 more words


Bela: The Art of Jason Kemp

I’m proud to share this wonderful portrait of Bela Lugosi as Dracula by Jason Kemp.

Jason, who also goes by J. Harrison Kemp, works and lives in Toronto, Ontario.   98 more words


Vampire Over London

With a name like Vampire Over London, and an actor like Bela Lugosi, you’d expect a pretty serious horror movie. And that thought is what made this movie so enjoyable for me. 404 more words