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... An extremely FRESH book about Béla Lugosi is OUT, wee!!!! :squee:
:iconmoonplz:Black Cat Avatar by Yo-yoMaster www.amazon.com/Bela-Lugosi-Per… Bat Avatar by Yo-yoMaster

With more than 400 pages under its belt ~

it's bound to be interesting and filled with newly discovered facts and photos! :star:

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... Then we have

:star:Bat by AddMedia:rose: A GREAT! research blog called Vampire over London by Andi Brooks:

beladraculalugosi.wordpress.co… dive into pool of information and pictures and links, cheers Andi!

Also, here's the very informative book of the same title: www.amazon.com/Vampire-Over-Lo…

and many other lugosiana as well: www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_nos…

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... And of course

:star:Death Emoticon by vampire-bunnies:rose: 2 fabulous episodes about Béla Lugosi on Stuff you MISSED in History Class right here!

Jammin' by Animanga409 I: www.missedinhistory.com/podcas…

Jammin' by Animanga409 II: www.missedinhistory.com/podcas…

:star: :skull: :rose: And a kickstart project of podcast-reviews of Lugosi movies:

www.vampireoverhollywood.com/2…

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:) ... Until next time! ... :vampire by Gomotes

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:bulletorange: CRITERION issued Island of Dr. Moreau DVD, excellent quality + niiice EXTRA educational material! GO GET SOME!=P

:bulletorange: BRAM STOKER'S Dracula JOURNAL - found! www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic…

:bulletorange: Carla Laemmle :rose: - is pushing towards her 103 (!!!) year of life and you better know who she is!:bulletred:www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkQUxW… She also shares the birthday with Béla Lugosi ... :bulletred: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_…

:bulletblack: Hilarious!!! - yet educational POPcorn n' ROSES :rose: MOVIE podcast ARCHIVE:pnr.pnrnetworks.popcornnroses.… -- amusing & sweet BIO's: Lugosi, Karloff, Lee, Price, etc.: --> click & save, listen and learn!!!

:bulletblack: Fun Lugosi links to check out: TRIVIA: belalugosifansite.webs.com/tri…
FAQ: What did Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, and Vincent Price REALLY say at Béla's funeral? Find out in this FAQ:belalugosifansite.webs.com/app…
FILM POSTERS: Original Béla film posters: belalugosifansite.webs.com/app…
and lobby cards: belalugosifansite.webs.com/app…

:bulletblack: He did: 1.) theatre (minor, supporting and main roles), 2.) silent movies (even with Murnau!), 3.) the talkies: three of them in colour (of which two survive as such). Most of the early movies are reported to be *lost*.

:bulletblack: Statistics from his theatre Dracula, Los Angeles Times, 1928:

a.) Faintings: 110.
b.) Shrieks: 20 per performance.
c.) Husbands summoned to escort wives home: 10 per performance. (What were those wives doing there all alone ... :))

:bulletblack: Self parodied the ''blood thirsty bogeyman'' on many occasions (so did Christopher Lee --> :bulletred: www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXA57J…). Might be convenient to ask - why is the great cape so difficult to shake off :furious:. (Minus the fangirls.)

:bulletblack: --- April 20, 1932: Béla Lugosi did a laugh-clown-laugh stunt at the Carthay Circle theatre the other night. He tripped back stage, fell and broke three ribs, but went on with his performance of ''Murdered Alive''. (Oh, the irony!)

:bulletblack: Played all THREE Universal characters: Dracula & The Monster & *A* Werewolf (which bites Talbot).

:bulletblack: Find your group - Grouple :icongrouple: - you may never suspect they are out there!

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:iconbatplz:*** ''... ENTER of YOUR OWN FREE WILL ... '' *** (meaning: courteously add yourself in the group :))

'bout time a decent Lugosi espirit cropped up :)!

:bulletblack: The name: ''camaraderie'' means a room-mate: so, if you wish to share the looove :heart: - this is the place to be. Welcome, if you're at least mildly interested or just wanna look cool ;) - please, do join!

Witch Kitten by angelishi* ---> (If you have many groups on your Menu already: change your *Watching* setting to a plain Member - without receiving either artworks or blogs and pop here & check the novelties for pleasure at your leisure.)
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:bulletblack: MOTTO: Everything vaguely or otherwise related to Béla Lugosi :blackrose:; fan-works, material and infos in one cuddly convenient place. (*Patience, still under construction.)
BUT - considering how great many artworks are out there, we're BROAD SPECTRUM group, covering a few other areas of interest :blackrose: to keep the fun going - although it's mainly Béla's Show!
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:bulletblack: WEB RESOURCES: (we re-check links once per year)
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:beer: Fansite :bulletred: belalugosifansite.webs.com/ ... AMAZING corpulent GALLERY and more!!!
:beer: GARGANTUAN photo portraits: :bulletred: www.doctormacro.com/Movie%20St…
:beer: Vampire haunts London: page packed with infos, recordings, photos ... beladraculalugosi.wordpress.co…
:beer: {Lugosi - Karloff: bio/history/films: RECOMMENDED! :bulletred: www.amazon.com/Bela-Lugosi-Bor… } <--<--<--<--<-- BOOK
:beer: {And anyone up for Gary D. Rhodes' opus?! :bulletred: anactorsnotebook.blogspot.com/… - Cheers, Gary!:wave:}
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:bulletblack: REASON D'ETRE:

Even now he's getting attention almost exclusively due to eerie camerade Dracula :furious:
- which is EXCELLENT -
but he did play other parts; those should get more recognition too.
Go & see ''The Black Cat'', infidels ... :iconcatplz:

:star:FILMS:star: that (*fingers crossed*) WILL stand the test of time (+ link to download/see the movie):

01.) The Midnight Girl (1925) {www.youtube.com/watch?v=mleqzR… seek more clips! :thumbsup:} 02.) Dracula (1931), 03.) Charlie Chan: The Black Camel (1931) {www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mn-VkU… :thumbsup:}, 04.) Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932), 05.) Island of Dr. Moreau (1932) CRITERION coll.!!! w BONUS material!!! 06.) White Zombie (1932) {www.archive.org/details/WhiteZ… :thumbsup:}, 07.) The Black Cat (1934), 08.) The Raven (1935), 09.) The Phantom Ship (Marie Celeste - second HAMMER film!) {www.archive.org/details/phanto… :thumbsup:}, 10.) Son of Frankenstein (1939), 11.) The Dark Eyes of London {www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtRfp0… :thumbsup:}, 12.) The Wolf Man (1941), 13.) The Corpse Vanishes (1942) {www.archive.org/details/TheCor… :thumbsup:}, 14.) The Ape Man (1943) {www.archive.org/details/TheApe… :thumbsup:}, 15.) The Body Snatcher (1945), 16.) A Cask of Amontillado (1949) {www.youtube.com/watch?v=Titx6S… :thumbsup:}, 17.) Mark of the Vampire (1935), 18.) Voodoo Man (1944) {www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEB0po… :thumbsup:}.

The ones, that have a fair chance in someone's secret closet collection:

01.) The Deerslayer (1920) {www.archive.org/details/TheDee… :thumbsup:}, 02.) The Thirteenth Chair (1929), 03.) The Devil Bat (1940) {www.archive.org/details/Devil_… :thumbsup:}, 04.) Bowery at Midnight (1942) {www.archive.org/details/Bowery… :thumbsup:}, 05.) Black Dragons (1942) {www.archive.org/details/BlackD… :thumbsup:}, 06.) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), 07.) Scared to Death (1947) {www.archive.org/details/scared… :thumbsup:}, 08.) Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet Frankenstein (1948), 09.) Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) {www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxN-Wu… :thumbsup:}, 10.) Bride of the Monster (1955) {www.youtube.com/verify_age?nex… :thumbsup:}, 11.) The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934) {www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4g4h6… :thumbsup:}, 12.) Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) {www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-eYk5… :thumbsup:}.

:bulletblack: ----------- the IMPORTANT one!!! :#1: ˙˙˙˙˙˙ #:blackrose:[www.archive.org/]:blackrose: ˙˙˙˙˙˙ :target: = :star:FREE:star: movies - Internet Archive of old & dis-copyrighted movies, audio and books which you can see or download with no trouble or threat of imprisonment, lol. SUPER STUFF!!! Use it to your :heart:'s desire ...


P.S.: a friendly advice: forget what you saw in ''Ed Wood'' (1994) and read the books :above:. For accurate Edward D. Wood Jr. portrayal see ''The Haunted World of Edward D.Wood Jr.''(1996) - fairly made and with respect towards ALL involved + instructive commentary: :bulletred: www.imdb.com/title/tt0113270/

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ZlayerOne Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to thank you for those kind requests, it's always a pleasure to get in touch with this esprit de camaraderie !
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