Category Archives: Bela Lugosi

Black Friday (1940)

If you’re looking for another pairing of Bela and Boris…forget it. They’re both in this but don’t have any scenes together. The movie is just okay but I’m such a fan of the two I don’t care. It’s told via … Continue reading

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Ghosts On The Loose (1943)

Ava Gardner’s first screen credit after appearing in a number of uncredited roles. Bela Lugosi doesn’t have a whole lot to do but Leo Gorcy, Huntz Hall and the gang are never off screen. It’s the goofy fun you’d expect. … Continue reading

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Scared To Death (1947)

The only Bela Lugosi movie shot in color. That’s the only dis-stink-tion is has. George Zucco is along but he can’t save it either. Lots of so-called comedy from Nat Pendleton as a private cop hoping for a murder he … Continue reading

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Bela Lugosi Meets A Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)

This one makes Bela’s upcoming years with Ed Wood look like a step up. The “comedy” team of Duke Mitchell and Sammy Petrillo do a horrible imitation of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. You be the judge but I still … Continue reading

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Murders In The Rue Morgue (1932)

Stiff presentation of the Poe story but Bela is effective as a crazy scientist. Look for future “What’s My Line?” panelist Arlene Francis as a hooker or as the credits say Woman of the Streets. Future TV star Leon AmesĀ  … Continue reading

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Bride Of The Monster (1956)

Bela Lugosi and Tor Johnson are once again trapped in an Ed Wood extravaganza. Bela is a mad scientist and Tor is his faithful mute companion. Two men are caught in a rainstorm and head for the old Willow place. … Continue reading

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You’ll Find Out (1940)

Kay Kyser and his band including Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Ish Kabibble and Sully Mason get a gig at a haunted mansion. The movie is a lot of fun especially with the presence of Bela Lugoai, Boris Karloff and Peter … Continue reading

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