Bela Lugosi's Dracula and the Spooky Goulash of Hungarian Fascism
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Things are a little different and, dare we say, spooky this week on the Reel Reich. Instead of working from a film specifically about the Third Reich, we are drawing inspiration directly from the life of a legend.
Underneath the piercing, mesmerizing gaze of the eternal and original Dracula, we delve into the real journey of Bela Lugosi, his vampyric homeland, and the mixed stew of ideologies and culture that was Hungarian Fascism.
Listen to learn more about the man, myth and truth behind the blood sucking seducer of the silver screen. Happy Halloween!
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