Poster promoting the film adaptation of Dracula starring Bela Lugosi

Poster/Ephemera/Photographs and photogravures/Image

Description

English

This is a poster for the 1931 film Dracula, an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Tod Browning and starred Bela Lugosi. Lugosi’s performance in the title role made him famous, and he went on to star in several other horror films.

There are numerous films based on Stoker’s novel. Browning’s was not the first – the silent film Nosferatu had been released in 1922 – but it is one of the most famous.

Full title
Bela Lugosi Poster - Dracula
Created
12 February 1931
Format
Poster / Ephemera / Photographs and photogravures / Image
Held by
Allstar Picture Library
Copyright: © 
UNIVERSAL, Allstar Picture Library
Shelfmark
SSW88613

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