#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – After a harrowing ride through the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, Renfield enters castle Dracula to finalize the transferral of Carfax Abbey in London to Count Dracula, who is in actuality a vampire. Renfield is drugged by the eerily hypnotic count, and turned into one of his thralls, protecting him during his sea voyage to London. After sucking the blood and turning the young Lucy Weston into a vampire, Dracula turns his attention to her friend Mina Seward, daughter of Dr. Seward who then calls in a specialist, Dr. Van Helsing, to diagnose the sudden deterioration of Mina’s health. Van Helsing, realizing that Dracula is indeed a vampire, tries to prepare Mina’s fiance, John Harker, and Dr. Seward for what is to come and the measures that will have to be taken to prevent Mina from becoming one of the undead.
Plot: A powerful and ruthless vampire named Count Dracula arrives in London to prey on young, socialite women. Standing in the vampire’s way, is a group of concerned men and the enigmatic Dr. Abraham Van Helsing.
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A most palatable film!
Yes, after the “first two reels”, this film is less effectively baroque, but it’s still heartily enjoyable stuff, even if the finale is poorly handled. Bela Lugosi’s performance as the good Count is so wonderfully definitive that it seems remarkable how many other actors have subsequently donned the cape. I’ve not seen any of the other versions, but I suspect few could match Lugosi’s hypnotic display of acting. From the wonderfully eerie, sublimely photographed Transylvania scenes to the scenes in a London theatre, Lugosi is spellbinding. While he dominates the film, others make their mark. Helen Chandler is quite good as the unfortunate Mina Seward, Dwight Frye is wonderfully mad as Renfield and Edward Van Sloan is towering as Van Helsing. Certainly, there is a contrast in tone between the two parts of the film; the first nightmarish, eerie, mesmerising and very cinematic, the second more akin to a stage play, and rather more melodramatic, but it does come together in my view, as a most effective, likeable whole. It is all immensely helped by a quite wonderfully Philip Glass score, that perfectly complements and embellishes the images. In many ways it is typical Glass, and that is no bad thing, but the atmosphere the Kronos Quartet create is just right. Rating:- ****/*****.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 15 min (75 min)
Genre Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Director Tod Browning, Karl Freund
Writer Bram Stoker (by), Hamilton Deane (from the play adapted by), John L. Balderston (from the play adapted by), Garrett Fort (play)
Actors Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye
Awards 5 wins & 3 nominations.
Production Company Universal Pictures
Sound Mix Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Aspect Ratio 1.20 : 1 (original release), 1.37 : 1 (re-release)
Laboratory Universal Studios Laboratory, USA
Film Length (9 reels)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm