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Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff : the expanded story of a haunting collaboration, with a complete filmography of their films together

Author: Gregory W Mank
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book examines the Golden Age of Hollywood, the era in which both stars worked, recreates the shooting of Lugosi and Karloff's mutual films, examines their personal relationship and analyzes their ongoing legacies. Features include a filmography of the eight Karloff and Lugosi films, color inserts of the eight movie posters, and more than 250 photographs"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Horror films
Biography
Named Person: Boris Karloff; Bela Lugosi; Boris Karloff; Bela Lugosi; Boris Karloff; Bela Lugosi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory W Mank
ISBN: 9780786434800 0786434805
OCLC Number: 263493011
Notes: Earlier ed. originally published under title: Karloff and Lugosi, 1990.
Description: viii, 685 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. "I Created My Own Monster!" --
2. In the Hall of the Mountain King --
3. The Friendly Panther --
4. The Strangest Passion --
5. "A Death Mask of a Monster" --
6. Jimmy --
7. Billy --
8. "I Owe It All to Dr. Frankenstein's Jolly Old Monster!" --
9. Booby Prize --
10. 1932 --
11. KARLOFF the Uncanny in The Mummy --
12. Wives, Rivals, London, The Screen Actors Guild, John Ford, Broadway, Walt Disney and Others --
13. "Improper Faces" --
The Black Cat --
14. The Film Stars Frolic --
15. Gift of Gab and Other Curiosities --
Between pages 214 and 215 are 8 color plates containing 10 photographs --
16. 1935: Bride of Frankenstein vs. Mark of the Vampire --
17. The Rivals --
18. "Unsubtle Acting" --
The Raven --
19. "They Were Both Totally Darling!" --
The Invisible Ray --
20. Limbo Approaches --
21. Horrible, Horrible Men --
22. Monster Eve --
23. "All the Demons of Hell --
Son of Frankenstein --
24. Feathering the Nest --
25. "Stanley Ridges and Karloff" --
Black Friday --
26. "Their Royal Slynesses": You'll Find Out --
27. Arsenic and Old Lace --
28. "Toneless Voice and Mr. Potato Head Features": Young Lon --
29. Universal Production # 1279 --
30. 1943 --
New Work, New Rivals --
31. 1944 --
32. The Body Snatcher --
33. Unholy Three --
Bedlam, Genius at Work, and House of Dracula --
34. 1946-1947 --
35. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein --
36. 1949-1953 --
37. The Film That Never Was --
38. "The Greatest Pain in the World" --
39. The Last Bride of Dracula --
40. Dracula's Revenge --
and Death --
41. Karloff's Last Act --
42. The Myth and the Rivalry --
Appendix 1. The Bela Lugosi Career --
Appendix 2. The Boris Karloff Career --
Appendix 3. Filmography of Their Films Together
Other Titles: Karloff and Lugosi
Responsibility: Gregory William Mank.

Abstract:

Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff starred in dozens of black-and-white horror films, and over the years managed to collaborate on and co-star in eight movies. This book examines the Golden Age of  Read more...

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