Scrooge (1935)
Fantasy / Film

Scrooge (1935)

Seymour Hicks isn’t a name that resonates particularly these days but in his long career as a producer, playwright, actor-manager and particularly actor, he was both prolific and hugely successful. Born in 1871, he made his stage debut at the age of just nine, and started acting professionally at sixteen, He wrote and starred in … Continue reading

Dracula (1931)
Film / Horror

Dracula (1931)

Writing an objective review of Tod Browning’s Dracula nowadays is a thankless task. While acknowledging the fact that it’s of great historical importance – the first of the Golden Age Universal horrors, Bela Lugosi’s breakthrough role – only the most die-hard of Lugosi fans would fail to concede that time hasn’t been kind to the … Continue reading