Category Archives: Bela Lugosi

Night Monster (1942)

Despite the star billing of Bela Lugosi and Lionel Atwill, Lugosi doesn’t have much to do and Atwill even less. There’s lots of fog in the woods surrounding the Inkston Towers mansion. When the frogs stop croaking there’s something out … Continue reading

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Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Bela Lugosi has fun (at least I hope he did) making light of his screen image with the help of Leo Gorcey and the East Side Kids running around a creepy house. No surprises but it still is a fun … Continue reading

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Black Dragons (1942)

Bela Lugosi meets The Lone Ranger in a storyline bizarre even for a Lugosi movie. Clayton Moore is police detective Dick Martin and Bela is the mysterious Monsieur Colomb. I don’t know if screenwriter Harvey Gates was running a high … Continue reading

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The Black Cat (1934)

I’m a huge fan of the 30’s and 40’s horror movies. This one can’t miss with Boris and Bela along with a creepy house built on the ruins of an old fort in Hungary. It’s based on a story by … Continue reading

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Return Of The Ape Man (1944)

Bela Lugosi is a mad scientist, George Zucco (with some help from Frank Moran who did the stunts) is an ape man and John Carradine is the voice of reason. It’s a bad movie but it’s fun to watch the … Continue reading

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The Midnight Girl (1925)

A silent melodrama starring Bela Lugosi as a womanizing millionaire who is a patron of the opera. Nicholas Harmon’s (Bela Lugosi) lead soprano Nina is getting past it. Her voice is cracking and Harmon’s partner wants her fired. Back at his … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man (1943)

Fifth in the Universal series finds Larry Talbot looking for help from Dr.Frankenstein. Bela Lugosi is the monster and Lon Chaney.Jr.reprises his role as the wolf man. Also in the cast Ilona Massey, Lionel Atwill, Dennis Hoey and Maria Ouspenskaya. … Continue reading

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The Ghost Of Frankenstein (1942)

Fourth in the Universal series. This time Lon Chaney, Jr. is the Monster. Ygor (Bela Lugosi) rescues the Monster and brings him to the original doctor’s son Ludwig played by Cedric Hardwicke. The people of the village of Frankenstein decide to blow … Continue reading

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Son Of Frankenstein (1939)

Third in the Frankenstein series. It follows 1935’s “Bride Of Frankenstein.” This one stars Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lionel Atwill. It’s a lot of fun and has some great sets. Atwill and Lugosi walk away with it. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Follow up to 1931’s “Frankenstein” starring Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester and Colin Clive. Boris is terrific in this one. Valerie Hobson plays Frankenstein’s bride Elizabeth. A lot of the music track was used in the Flash Gordon serials. Mary Shelly … Continue reading

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