Bela Lugosi in Person by William Kaffenberger,Gary Rhodes,Ann Croft PDF

By William Kaffenberger,Gary Rhodes,Ann Croft

the most recent in a chain of books via researchers extraordinaire Gary D. Rhodes and invoice Kaffenberger, Bela Lugosi in individual brims with new proof, figures, and never-seen images documenting the actor’s ratings of reside public performances from 1931 to 1945, the period of his maximum reputation. Three-act performs, vaudeville sketches, type exhibits, and private appearances are all chronicled at size, bringing new standpoint to Lugosi’s lifestyles and career.

"Gary Rhodes and invoice Kaffenberger have once more brought the products with their most recent paintings Bela Lugosi in individual. they've got mixed their present for scholarly study with an wonderful kind to unveil attention-grabbing facets of Lugosi’s level profession and the non-public dramas that came about at the back of degree. Chockfull of surprises and new revelations that may satisfaction each reader, yet quite aficionados who be aware of Lugosi, yet no longer 'Lugosi in Person.' easily superb."

– Robert Cremer, writer of Lugosi: the guy at the back of the Cape

"I’ve been keen on Bela Lugosi for a few six many years. satirically I’d by no means heard of the actor until eventually the day in 1956 that he died, while my mom proficient me of his passing. Now I’m additionally partial to Gary D. Rhodes and invoice Kaffenberger, a staff who, it kind of feels, comprehend – and care – extra in regards to the guy top identified for his function of count number Dracula, and getting the proof approximately that guy appropriately recorded, than someone else on this planet. Rhodes’ past publication, Tod Browning’s Dracula, and Rhodes and Kaffenberger’s No vacationer Returns, are exceedingly well-researched and pleasing stories of the actor’s profession that i couldn't placed down as soon as i started examining them … and this new tome, written with an identical scholarship and elegance, completes a literary trilogy each Bela Lugosi fanatic may still personal and skim. hugely recommended!"

– Donald F. Glut, writer of The Dracula publication and The Empire moves again novelization.

"I witnessed the depth of my father, Bela Lugosi, firsthand. yet i didn't on the time become aware of how particular the adventure was once. His own magnetism has survived in people’s thoughts and in our tradition. this can be evidenced by means of the will of such a lot of humans eager to connect with Dad through connecting to me – at conventions, in the street and anyplace they listen the identify “Bela Lugosi.” It was once Dad’s splendor and attractive character that made count number Dracula such an eye-catching but bad determine, so i will think the draw my father should have created while he was once to seem in individual – and the impact he should have had on a stay viewers. i'm thankful that Gary Rhodes and invoice Kaffenberger’s new booklet shines a gentle on Dad’s own appearances, a formerly exposed side of his occupation and legacy."

– Bela G. Lugosi

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