Call me uninformed, but I had no idea that vampire memorabilia could be worth over a million dollars. On eBay today, one auctioneer is selling a large poster promoting 1931’s Dracula (with Bela Lugosi) for a whopping $1,200,000. If you’re a B-movie filmmaker, you could make three films with that kind of money.
Apparently, this one-sheet is one of only two known examples in the world. As you look at it, Lugosi at once looks like he’s laughing, crazed. and angry. Quite a feat. And it is, after all, the ultra-cool “story of the strangest passion the world has ever known.” Still, that’s a lot of cash to pay? Would you buy it if you had the money? Or is it just too much of an extravagance?Read More