This has nothing to do with music; I just think it’s kind of weird that Bela Lugosi was born 10 days before Halloween. Of course, it would have been more eerie is has was born on Halloween, but it’s still a mildly interesting bit of synchronicity.
Fun Facts (that may not be true):
- Apparently he was actually the studio’s second choice to play Dracula in the original film. They wanted Lon Chaney.
- The reason for his very deliberate way of speaking was that he spoke very little English at first, so he learned his lines phonetically.
Let us go back to a time when all demonic villains dressed formally.