“Listen to them – children of the night. What music they make.” Bram Stoker, Dracula
A tribute to great Hungarian actor impersonator of Dracula Lugosi Bela. Lugosi formed his signature interpretation of the stylish Count on the Broadway theatre, which he later on brought to Universal Studios in its classic 1931 horror silver screen Dracula. Lugosi thus played an essential role in the contemporary legends of monstrous Count Dracula, the recognition of which still last.
Near the beginning of 1900’s, Lugosi was an reputable actor in Hungary becoming the favoured artist in the Hungarian theatre. As a member of the National Theatre of Budapest he was highly regarded for his flexibility as an actor. The man that would become known for his role as the monstrous creature was in addition heralded for portrayal the role of Jesus Christ. Bela Lugosi, actor of stage and screen, a legend of classic horror movies, died at the age of 73 in the summer of 1956, and was buried in one of his Dracula capes.
Dracula Illustration. Self initiated illustration awarded on dabomba.net with bronze label.