1928

Bat Head 2

1928

San Francisco Call, August 31, 1928

‘DRACULA’ VILLAIN

STILL STRUGGLES WITH HIS ENGLISH

Bela Lugosi was asked what his greatest difficulty was in mastering the English language sufficiently to enable audiences to understand him.

“Mastering? You flatter me!” Lugosi said. “I wish that I could feel that I have mastered your language, but I am still struggling with it. However, my highest jury is the audience—and if they are satisfied I suppose I should not complain.