Drácula (1931)

04/24/1931 (US) Horror 1h 44m
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Overview

In the early days of sound, it was common for Hollywood studios to produce Hollywood foreign-language versions of their films (usually in French, Spanish and German) using the same sets, costumes and etc. Unfortunately, most of these foreign language versions no longer exist. The Spanish version of Dracula is an exception. In recent years this version has become more highly praised by some than the English language version. The Spanish crew had the advantage of watching the dailies from the English crew's version when they came in for the evening and they would figure out better camera angles and more effective use of lighting in an attempt to "top" it. As a result, this version's supporters consider it to be much more artistically effective.

  1. Enrique Tovar Ávalos

    Director

  2. George Melford

    Director

  3. Bram Stoker

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Carlos Villarías

    Carlos Villarías

    Conde Drácula (as Carlos Villar)

  2. Lupita Tovar

    Lupita Tovar

    Eva

  3. Barry Norton

    Barry Norton

    Juan Harker

  4. Pablo Álvarez Rubio

    Renfield (as Pablo Alvarez Rubio)

  5. Eduardo Arozamena

    Van Helsing

  6. José Soriano Viosca

    Doctor Seward

  7. Carmen Guerrero

    Lucía

  8. Amelia Senisterra

    Marta

  9. Manuel Arbó

    Manuel Arbó

    Martín

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Full Cast & Crew

Drácula

Status Released

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Budget $66,000.00

Revenue -

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