1928: Dracula West Coast Tour

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Dracula

In the role of Butterworth during the West Coast tour was Frederick Pymm, an actor who would play Count Dracula in other productions from 1929 until at least 1941.

See our Bela Lugosi Interviews page for interviews with Bela in June and August, 1928 in the LA Times, San Francisco Call and San Francisco Examiner.

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Bela Lugosi and Hazel Whitmore in the 1928 West Coast stage tour of DRACULABela Lugosi and Hazel Whitmore

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June 25-August 18, 1928

Erlanger’s Biltmore Theatre, Los Angeles, California

Biltmore Theatre Herald outer

 

Biltmore Theatre Herald inner

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Unknown Newspaper

Biltmore Theatre

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Handbill for week beginning August 6th

Dracula, Biltmore Theatre, 1928

Courtesy of

https://sites.google.com/site/downtownlosangelestheatres/biltmore

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Hazel Whitmore, Bela Lugosi and Bernard Jukes

Hazel Whitmore, Bela Lugosi and Bernard Jukes

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August 20-September 8, 1928

The Columbia Theatre, San Francisco, California

Columbia Theatre Playbill

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Hazel Whitmore and Bela Lugosi

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September 9-15, 1928

12th Street Theatre, Oakland, California

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