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Lugosi, Bela 1882-1956

Works: 607 works in 1,498 publications in 5 languages and 21,970 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Interviews  Music  Science fiction films  Horror films  B films  Comedy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Bela Lugosi, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bela Lugosi
Dracula the legacy collection by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
106 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where the vampire hopes to stroll among respectable society by day and search for potential victims by night
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot develops as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Shelley's story of a monster created from the re-animated flesh of a corpse as seen through five Hollywood classics
Plan 9 from outer space by Edward D Wood ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plan 9 from outer space follows the alien-led zombie invasion as the aliens attempt, for the 9th time, to take over earth (79 min.). Flying saucers over Hollywood documents the creation of Ed Wood's cult classic (111 min.)
The wolf man by George Waggner ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Talbot returns to his father's castle in Wales and meets a beautiful woman. One fateful night, Talbot escorts her to a local carnival, where Jenny's fate is revealed by a mysterious gypsy fortune teller. The dreamlike atmospheres and elaborate settings combined with a chilling musical score make this movie a masterpiece not only of the genre, but for all time!
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula and a mad scientist
Island of lost souls ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad doctor conducts ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there
Monsters : a celebration of the classics from Universal Studios by Roy Milano ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This lavishly illustrated book provides the words and images behind these legendary films-plus heartfelt tributes from some of Hollywood's most famous fans. Here are beautiful on-screen and behind-the-scenes photos from the studio's vaults; the background stories of Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolf Man, and the other classic characters that scared audiences and scared up profits; the makeup secrets; the censorship battles; and words of praise from friends, family, and fans
White zombie by Victor Halperin ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic horror film, zombies rob graves and take the bodies to a sugar mill, where zombies work around the clock for the mad White Zombie
The Wolf Man the legacy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man: Graverobbers open the grave of the WolfMan and awake him
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
I walked with a zombie Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: A surgeon pays an unscrupulous body snatcher to deliver fresh cadavers to him
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein by Charles Barton ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chick and Wilbur are two railroad clerks who are assigned to checking a shipment of two crates, the last remains of Dracula and Frankenstein. Of course the monsters are still alive in their coffins and so the comedy chase begins. Stars Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
Glen or Glenda? by Edward D Wood ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glen or Glenda tells two stories. One is about a transvestite who can't figure out how to tell his girl that he likes to wear her clothes. The other is about Alan, a pseudohermaphrodite who undergoes a painful operation to become a woman
The Bela Lugosi collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black Friday: A doctor gives an injured friend a partial brain transplant, which drastically alters the patient's personality
Bride of the monster ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad scientist tries to harness atomic energy into the creation of super beings. Together with his sidekick slave, Lobo, he finds a willing bride for his monster in the person of a nosy girl reporter. Good eventually defeats evil in a hysterical chase through the marshes as the mad doctor is eaten alive by his own monster
Ghosts on the loose by William Beaudine ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The East Side Kids get tangled up in wartime espionage and intrigue when they stumble upon a sinister haunted house that turns out to be secret Nazi headquarters
The black cat by Edgar G Ulmer ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bus crash on a lonely Austrian road compels American honeymooners to spend the night at the house of Poelzig, who is engaged in a death-feud with Dr. Verdegast
Mark of the vampire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mask of Fu Manchu: Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr. Fu Manchu is also searching, and if he gets the mysteriously powerful relics, he and his diabolical daughter will enslave the world
The black camel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When beautiful starlet Shelah Fane is murdered in Hawaii, suspicion points to a psychic advisor with a spirited nature. But when Chan uncovers a link to the unsolved murder of screen heartthrob Denny Mayo, the Chinese supersleuth soon discovers that, in Hollywood, fame can be murder
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Alternative Names
Arisztid, Olt 1882-1956
Blasko, Bela
Blasko, Bela, 1882-1956
Blaskó, Béla Ferenc Dezső
Blaskó, Béla Ferenc Dezső, 1882-1956
Blasko, Bela Lugosi, 1882-1956
Dezső, Blaskó Béla Ferenc.
Lugosi, Béla, 1882-1956
Olt, Arisztid
Olt, Arisztid, 1882-1956
English (410)
Spanish (17)
German (12)
French (3)
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