Dracula (1931)

Watched 20101031 (Netflix, Instant)
Watched 20140127 (Netflix, Instant, HD) (Streaming until 20140201)
Dracula (1931) Tod Browning. 75 min

Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi)

Relevant Links:
Dracula (IMDb.com)
Dracula (1931 film) (Wikipedia.org)
Dracula (RottenTomatoes.com)

Mina (Helen Chandler)

20101031: [20140214 Edited]
I started part of the film last night (in the early AM hours of today), but just barely before getting sleepy. I must have watched a good ten minutes of it before turning it off sleepily at about the twenty minute mark.

Dracula and his three wives.

I found the movie a little more interesting than Frankenstein (1931). I also found it more coherent than Frankenstein.

On a different note, I thought the last scene ended oddly.

Overall, I find Dracula to be a good, classic horror. However, similar to Frankenstein, I'm not sure I'd watch it a second time, but I'm glad I saw once.

John Harker (David Manners)

20140127: [20140215]
While I only sort of liked the beginning of this film, the remaining parts of it were interesting and as a whole I would would recommend this classic horror film to others. Two other classic horrors which I saw and recommend are The Wolf Man (1941) and The Bride of Frankenstein (1935).

Renfield (Dwight Frye) ignores warnings about going to Dracula's castle.

[Edit: Apparently I saw this film already! This is kind of why I keep a blog. :D]

Instant Comments:
I found some elements of the film to be unclear.
"[...] and to the virgin we pray."

One of Dracula's wives.

Walpurgis Night
Count Dracula
I double-checked to make sure it wasn't my headphones. The audio quality of this movie as it streams on Netflix is poor and has static. I'm not sure if this is standard or not.
"Hey driver!" [He sees only a bat above the two horses]

Lucy (Frances Dade)

Why isn't this guy affected by the light?
"There are far worse things waiting man, than death." That's what Dumbledore says! However, I never really understood what it means.
Lol, creeper.
This John Harker is a fool.

Van Helsing (Edward Van Sloan)

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