Lugosi: His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers. Gary Don Rhodes, F. Richard Sheffield, Foreword.

Lugosi: His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1997.

Hardcover. 10 1/4" X 7 1/8". xiv, 414pp. Color pictorial paper over boards. Mild edgewear to binding, with gentle bumping to head and tail of spine. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A nice, solid copy of this biography of the star of classic horror Bela Lugosi.

Huge in scope and rich with detail, this is the most complete reference ever publishe don teh life of the legendary Bela Lugosi. In-depth chapters on his work in films, newsreels, serials, live theater, vaudeville, radio, and television cover every step of his career--even the steps he never took (an entire chapter is devoted to projects and roles that were planned but cancelled). Also included are studies of Lugosi's personal and political life; a discussion of his role as a national icon, including the use of his image in advertising; an exhaustive bibliography of works by and about Lugosi in every possible medium; and much more. In short, if Lugosi lived it, acted in it, spoke it, or put his face on it, it's waiting for you here. Just lift that cover...the master bids you welcome. (publisher). Very good. Item #6194
ISBN: 0786402571

Price: $50.00