Manly Hall Film Projects (1935)

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Manly Hall Film Projects

In 1935 Lugosi and his friend Manly Hall tried to interest Warner Brothers in several projects which Lugosi hoped would showcase his talents as a classically trained actor. Hall produced treatments for Emperor of Atlantis, Faust, in which Lugosi was to play Mephisto, and The Mysterious Abbe, which was to star Lugosi as a crime-solving French clergyman. Warner Brothers were interested enough in the idea to conduct wardrobe tests, but later dropped the project. 


Wardrobe tests for The Mysterious Abbe

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The Mysterious Abbe

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