Saturday, October 26, 2013

THE COUNTDOWN TO HALLOWEEN: DAY 26

(The Many Faces of Christopher Lee as Dracula)

Because Sir Christopher Lee nearly played Dracula silently,
his face usually told the tale for the viewer.

Here, Lee discusses trying to play Stoker's Dracula...



















Here Christopher talks about life after Dracula and how he tried to escape type-casting:


And now hear Lee's lines as DRACULA....


To end our evening with Hammer's very own Dracula, a bit of music by
Toadies--my favorite song by these folks and one I'd never interpreted as a vampiric song until recently...
"Possum Kingdom"

2 comments:

Caffeinated Joe said...

He brought creepy class to the role!

Gary Lee said...

And, for my money, he was more menacing than Bela and the others.