History Awesome / BelaLugosi

7th Aug '16 12:23:06 PM BobTanaka
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* His performance as ''Film/Dracula.'' Not only is it a great role in itself, but in it he more or less single-handedly gave birth to the image of the vampire in the public mind, made the horror film a viable financial investment in the sound era, ''and'' saved Universal Studios from bankruptcy. So, ''Film/ToKillAMockingbird,'' ''Film/{{Jaws}},'' all those classic Universal horror films, they all owe their existence to Lugosi.

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* His performance as ''Film/Dracula.''Film/{{Dracula}}.'' Not only is it a great role in itself, but in it he more or less single-handedly gave birth to the image of the vampire in the public mind, made the horror film a viable financial investment in the sound era, ''and'' saved Universal Studios from bankruptcy. So, ''Film/ToKillAMockingbird,'' ''Film/{{Jaws}},'' all those classic Universal horror films, they all owe their existence to Lugosi.
7th Aug '16 12:22:51 PM BobTanaka
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** Not to mention that there were fears that he wouldn't be able to memorize such a long, complicated speech at his age and state of health. Lugosi ordered the crew to put the cue cards away and did the whole thing perfectly in one take, earning a standing ovation from the cast and crew.

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** Not to mention that there were fears that he wouldn't be able to memorize such a long, complicated speech at his age and state of health. Lugosi ordered the crew to put the cue cards away and did the whole thing perfectly in one take, earning a standing ovation from the cast and crew.crew.
* His performance as ''Film/Dracula.'' Not only is it a great role in itself, but in it he more or less single-handedly gave birth to the image of the vampire in the public mind, made the horror film a viable financial investment in the sound era, ''and'' saved Universal Studios from bankruptcy. So, ''Film/ToKillAMockingbird,'' ''Film/{{Jaws}},'' all those classic Universal horror films, they all owe their existence to Lugosi.
5th Mar '16 6:49:32 PM BobTanaka
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** Not to mention that there were fears that he wouldn't be able to memorize such a long, complicated speech at his age and state of health. Lugosi ordered the crew to put the cue cards away and did the whole thing in one take, earning a standing ovation from the cast and crew.

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** Not to mention that there were fears that he wouldn't be able to memorize such a long, complicated speech at his age and state of health. Lugosi ordered the crew to put the cue cards away and did the whole thing perfectly in one take, earning a standing ovation from the cast and crew.
28th Feb '16 9:54:39 AM BobTanaka
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cE1fzfOogo The Atomic Supermen speech]] from ''Film/BrideOfTheMonster''. Only Lugosi could take such a ridiculous speech [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously turn it into a]] TearJerker.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cE1fzfOogo The Atomic Supermen speech]] from ''Film/BrideOfTheMonster''. Only Lugosi could take such a ridiculous speech [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously turn it into a]] TearJerker.TearJerker.
** Not to mention that there were fears that he wouldn't be able to memorize such a long, complicated speech at his age and state of health. Lugosi ordered the crew to put the cue cards away and did the whole thing in one take, earning a standing ovation from the cast and crew.
7th Aug '15 9:25:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cE1fzfOogo The Atomic Supermen speech]] from ''BrideOfTheMonster''. Only Lugosi could take such a ridiculous speech [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously turn it into a]] TearJerker.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cE1fzfOogo The Atomic Supermen speech]] from ''BrideOfTheMonster''.''Film/BrideOfTheMonster''. Only Lugosi could take such a ridiculous speech [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously turn it into a]] TearJerker.
2nd Sep '14 3:32:15 PM CynicalBastardo
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cE1fzfOogo The Atomic Supermen speech]] from ''BrideOfTheMonster''. Only Lugosi could take such a ridiculous speech [[TookTheBadFilmSeriously turn it into a]] TearJerker.
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