Starring Béla Lugosi as Count Dracula, Edward Van Sloan as Van Helsing and Helen Chandler as Mina, Dracula premiered at the Roxy Theatre in New York on February 12, 1931. Newspapers reported that members of the audiences fainted in shock at the horror on screen.
While many other versions have come and gone since the release of Dracula, Bela Lugosi’s portrayal is widely regarded as the definitive Dracula. We hope you enjoy these ‘classic’ short video clips and wish you all a happy and safe Halloween!
Tell us … what was your favorite Dracula or vampire movie?