Lugosi: His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers

Lugosi: His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers

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ISBN-13: 9780786427659
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 03/22/2006
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Gary Don Rhodes, a documentary filmmaker, is a professor at the Queen’s University, Belfast.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Foreword by F. Richard Sheffield ix

Preface and Acknowledgments xi



I. Lugosi, the Man 1

1. A Biography 3

2. Personal Data 39

Imperial-Cameo Pictures Corporation Biographical Information (1935) 39

Residences 42

3. Lugosi in Court 47

4. Lugosi in Politics by Frank J. Dello Stritto 57



II. Lugosi, the Performer 65

5. Feature-Length Films 67

Hungary 67

Germany 70

United States and United Kingdom 74

6. Serials 146

7. Stage Appearances 152

Hungary 153

United States, United Kingdom and Canada 165

8. Vaudeville and Live Appearances 188

9. Radio Performances 201

10. Television Appearances 208

11. Other Celluloid Appearances 212

12. Newsreels and Short Subjects 215

13. Unfinished Projects and Canceled Roles 217



III. Works By or About Lugosi 227

14. Reviews, Articles, and Pamphlets 229

15. Books 278

Biographies 278

Film and Stage Histories 279

Novels and Film Novelizations 282

Published Scripts 286

16. Quotations from Lugosi 288

17. Quotations About Lugosi 300

18. Quotations About Lugosi and Karloff 309

19. Sources and References 321

Audio Sources 321

Visual Sources 324

Documentary Sources 327

Multimedia Sources 332

Theatrical References 332

Animation References 332

Visual References 333

Verbal References 336

Television Sources 336

Archival Sources 337



IV. Critique and Appreciation 339

20. Image, Apparition, and Icon 341

21. Authority Survey 354

22. Advertising Lugosi 359

23. Collecting and Merchandising Lugosi 363

24. Unmasking the Mysteries 370



V. Index 385

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