Category Archives: Bela Lugosi

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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Zombies On Broadway (1945)

Started out like it would be a guilty pleasure but around the halfway point the slapstick and sight gags got to be too much. Bela is a mad scientist trying to use science to duplicate what the island natives can … Continue reading

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Gift Of Gab (1934)

Light comedy about a fast talker who becomes an MC at radio station WGAB. It’s a chance to see some of the top singing stars of the day and also a very quick comedy turn from Bela Lugosi and Boris … Continue reading

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