Ep. 04-28: Dracula (1931 & 1958)

Dracula (1931): Mysterious Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), a vampire, travels to London and takes up residence. Soon, he sets his sights on Mina (Helen Chandler), the daughter of a prominent doctor and vampire-hunter, Van Helsing (Edward Van Sloan), who seeks to put a stop to the count’s never-ending bloodlust.

Horror of Dracula (1958): After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle, the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker’s fianc√©e. The only one who can protect them is Dr. Van Helsing, Harker’s friend and colleague, who is determined to destroy Dracula, whatever the cost.

Dracula ’31 & ’58

It’s time for a double-dose! Dracula (1931) and Horror of Dracula (1958) are two of the earlier and more noteworthy entries in the plethora of Dracula films out there. Both are iconic and feature stars that played the distinguished count multiple times. Join us as we discuss the merit of these films and the actors that were both typecast in the infamous role. Listen, as Johnny Has the Keys wanders dark castle hallways and creepy crypts in search of nosferatu, and their legendary leader.

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