Drácula (Dracula, Spanish Version)
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Drácula (Dracula, Spanish Version)
Filmed simultaneously (and on the same sets) as the Bela Lugosi version of Dracula, this Spanish-language version is in many ways an improvement upon the original. Whereas the English-language version (directed by Tod Browning), is stylish and atmospheric only in its first two reels, the Spanish Dracula sustains its eeriness throughout. The latter version is also more effective in emphasizing the eroticism inherent in the Stoker novel; the leading ladies, notably Lupita Tovar, are dressed (or undressed) far more provocatively than their American counterparts, while their facial expressions… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The quick cash-in proves to be a much more mature and comprehensible work... even as it makes a couple of mistakes that Browning was able to avoid."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"Dracula (1931) is one of the earliest classic American horror films from Carl Laemmle's Universal Pictures - an acclaimed masterpiece directed by Tod Browning..."
‑ Tim Dirks, Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
"An impressive curiosity."
‑ David Cornelius, eFilmCritic.com
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