Movies from 1930-1939


Alraune
A 4th film based on the story by Hans Heinz Ewers.
Also released as "Daughter of Evil".
Released in 1930 in Germany, Black and white.
Cast: Brigitte Helm, Albert Basserman, Agnes Straub, Kaethe Haack.
Director: Richard Oswald.

Condemned to Live
Paul Kristan is "Condemned to Live" after being turned into a vampire by the full moon. He then wreaks havoc on a village.
Released in 1935, U.S.A. [Invincible]
In black and white.
Cast: Ralph Morgan, Maxine Doyle, Russell Gleason, Pedro de Corboda.
Director: Frank Strayer

Dakki, the Vampire
Released in Japan, circa 1935.

Dracula

4th version of the novel, and the first with sound, based on the Broadway play.
It also helped make Bela Lugosi a movie star.
Released in 1931[Universal Pictures], in black and white.
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Dwight Frye, Helen Chandler, Edward Van Sloan,.
Director: Tod Browning.

Dracula
This one is in Spanish folks, and was done pretty much simultaneously with the Bela Lugosi flick.
Released in 1931, by Universal.
Cast; Carlos Villarias, Lupita Tovar,Pablo, Alvarey Rubio.
Director: George Medford.

Dracula's Daughter
Sequel to Dracula And loosely based on Stoker's short story, Dracula's Guest.
In 1977 The Carl Dreadstone novel, Dracula's Daughter was published and was reportedly inspired by the movie.
Released in 1936 [Universal].
Cast: Gloria Holt, Edward van Sloan,, Irving Pichel, Margaret Churchill, Otto Kruger.
Director: Lambert Hillyer.

Hollywood on Parade, No.8
A short feature (10 Min.)...
Released in 1933 [Lewyn/Paramount]
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Mae Questel, Eddie Borden,Rex Bell.
Director: Lewis Lewyn.

Jaws of the Jungle
A group of vampire bats wreak havos in Sri Lanka.
Released in 1936 i The U.S. and Sri Lanka.
Cast: Teeto, Minta, Gukar.
Director: J. D. Kendis.

The Macabre Trunk
A doctor murders women in order to keep his wife alive.
Released in 1936, Mexico [Ezet]. Also released as El Baul Macabro.
Cast: Rene Cardona, Ramon Pereda, Manuel Noriega (no kidding, but not sure if it's the famous drug kingpin).
Director: Miguél Zacarías.

Mark of the Vampire
Released in 1935 [MGM] as a sound re-make of London After MIdnight. Also released as Werewolf of Paris, and The Vampire of Prague.
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Atwill, Elizabeth Allen.
Director: Tod Browning.

Preview Murder Mystery
Released in 1936 [Paramount]
A murder mystery taking place on a vampire movie set.
Cast: Reginald Denny, Frances Drake, Gail Patrick, Rod la Roque.
Director: Robert Florey

The Return of Dr. X
The only appearance of Humphrey Bogart in a vampire movie, Based on The Doctor's Secret by Lee Katz. Bogey's character is turned into a vamp by transfusions.
Released in 1939 [Warner Bros.]
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lya Lys, Rosemary Lane, Watne Morris.
Director: Vincent Sherman.

The Vampire Bat
Dr. Otto Nieman fakes vampire attacks to feed his creation.
Released in 1933, [Majestic].
Cast: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvin Douglas, Dwight Frye.
Director: Frank Strayer.

Vampyr
Claimed to be loosley based on the story Carmilla by Sheridan de Le Fanu.
Was released under various titles including The Strange Adventures of David Gray.
Released in 1931 [Dreyer-Tobias-Klangfilm], in France and Great Britain.
Cast: Henrietta Gerard, Sybille Schmitz, Maurice Schutz, Julian West (Baron Nicolas de Gunzburg).
Director: Carl T. Dreyer.

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