Thursday, October 20, 2011

Bela Lugosi´s 129th

Artwork by Gor Mandra for Bela's 129th.

Bela Lugosi was born 129 years ago today. Lugosi,
born October 20, 1882 as Béla Ferenc Dezcö Blasko
in Lugos (at the time part of Austria-Hungary, now
Lugoj in Romania).

He was, he is and will be, the best Dracula that
ever been done. Bela Lugosi's Dracula and can't die.

"Death could kill the Man, but it couldn´t kill the Legend..."

"But first, sent to earth as a vampire.
will escape from the grave
as a ghost
prowl his
hometown, sucking
the blood of all

The Giaour, Lord Byron (1788-1824)

In Bela we Trust