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The Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition evokes the brochure you might have bought at the cinema in 1931, recapturing the chilling sense of discovery at the movie many see as the first true horror film. This luxurious publication is a fresh edition of our very first Ultimate Guide magazine, bringing it in line with the sleek timeless design of our more recent film guides and celebrating Bela Lugosi’s breakthrough movie in style.
For many film fans, Universal’s Dracula from 1931 is the first bona fide horror motion picture. True, others came before it, but Dracula shaped our understanding of what horror movies could – and would – become. And it’s the same for Classic Monsters – as our very first Ultimate Guide magazine, our tribute to Tod Browning’s 1931 movie hinted at the road ahead. In the years since the publication of the Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide magazine, times have changed, with the style, structure and design of our guides evolving a cleaner layout, finer-quality stills, and more information. With this in mind, the Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition is a look ahead at our future guides, and a loving celebration of our very first title. This is a Dracula 1931 movie guide magazine you simply won’t want to be without.
The Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition is another irresistible addition to your collection. It’s presented in A4 format (210 x 297mm) with a beautiful gloss cover showing off the all-new cover art, while inside, you’ll find the ageless design that aligns with our recent Ultimate Guide magazines, making the Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition sit proudly alongside your other guides. Quite simply, this is the Dracula 1931 magazine guide you’ve been waiting for.
Inside this Dracula 1931 guide, we’ve captured the essential information about Dracula – naturally, the facts about this classic motion picture never change, but you’ve never seen them presented like this. A wealth of content is included in the Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition that wasn’t in the original publication, from biographical details about the cast and crew to trivia… oh, and stills too. Yes, the Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition is packed with beautiful stills and artwork that didn’t make it into the original edition, and each has been carefully chosen and painstakingly restored to provide you with the most beautiful experience possible.
As you browse the Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition, you’ll enjoy a range of compelling articles telling the story of how Dracula made its way from the pages of Bram Stoker’s novel, to the stage and the onto the screen. You’ll learn about the movie’s production, its wider context in Universal’s story, and the role it played in the development of the horror genre. Meanwhile, a range of biographies introduce key cast and crew members, from stars Lugosi, Helen Chandler and Edward Van Sloan to director Browning, author Bram Stoker, and more. The Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition is another vital accompaniment to your Classic Monsters collection, and will inspire you to take a fresh look at a cherished movie.
But wait! We’re almost at the castle now, and our host is there to greet us. This staircase could do with a clean, but the rooms upstairs are more comfortable. You could take a seat on one of those three, uh, boxes and lose yourself in the Dracula 1931 Ultimate Guide New Edition. Make sure you don’t lend it to those three pale women from downstairs, though – they seem to be on the prowl for something…
- 36 pages
- Full colour throughout
- Luxury gloss laminated cover