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Bela Lugosi

Actor (20-Oct-1882 — 16-Aug-1956)


Richard Bojarski. The Films of Bela Lugosi. Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press. 1980.

Robert Cremer. Lugosi: The Man Behind the Cape. Chicago: Henry Regnery. 1976.

Larry Edwards. Bela Lugosi: Master of the Macabre. Bradenton, FL: McGuinn & McGuire. 1997. 214pp.

Leonard J. Kohl. Sinister Serials of Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney, Jr.. Midnight Marquee Press. 2000. 256pp.

Arthur Lennig. The Count: The Life and Films of Bela "Dracula" Lugosi. New York: Putnam. 1974. 374pp.

Arthur Lennig. The Immortal Count: The Life and Films of Bela Lugosi. University Press of Kentucky. 2003. 548pp.

Gregory William Mank. Karloff and Lugosi: The Story of a Haunting Collaboration: With a Complete Filmography of Their Films Together. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company. 1990. 372pp.

Gary Don Rhodes. Lugosi: His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.. 1997. 414pp.

Gary J. Svehla. Bela Lugosi. Midnight Marquee Press. 1995. 320pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Social Security Death Master File (568-01-2643)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.432)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.924)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.655)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.879)

  12. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.344)

  13. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.294)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.340)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.255)

  16. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.539)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.458)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.311)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.213)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.295)

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