Introduced by Houston Film Critics Society President Josh Starnes, Comingsoon.net
Vampire Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi) settles in a London castle and begins to prey on virtuous women. The film launched a series of iconic horror films at Universal, giving the studio a new identity, one it would be associated with for decades to come.
“Director Tod Browning (Freaks) was still unaccustomed to making talkies; cinematographer Karl Freund directed all of his scenes. At nights, the sets were taken over by a separate crew producing a Spanish-language version of the film.” – www.classic-horror.com