Bela Lugosi was a Hungarian-American actor famous for his roles in several horror films, especially Count Dracula in the 1931 film. Starting out with small roles on stage, he first appeared in the 1917 Hungarian film 'The Colonel'. He made 12 films in Hungary within a couple years before leaving for Germany, where he appeared in few well-received films like 'On the Brink of Paradise' and 'The Caravan of Death'. He moved into the US in late 1920 and began acting in Hungarian plays for immigrant audiences before his breakthrough appearance in the Broadway play, 'The Red Poppy' (1922), followed by his American film debut in 'The Silent Command' (1923).
In 1927, he played Count Dracula in a Broadway production of 'Dracula', which eventually led to the prized film role. He was subsequently typecast as horror villain in films like 'Murders in the Rue Morgue', 'The Raven', 'Son of Frankenstein' and 'White Zombie'. A few movies in his filmography did saw him in different roles, like 'The Black Cat', 'The Invisible Ray' and 'The Return of Chandu'. As his career gradually declined, he appeared in a few low-budget films, most successful of which is 'Plan 9 from Outer Space'.
A Russian woman is sent to Paris on official purpose. She soon comes across a man who has all the qualities that she dislikes; however, she can’t help herself being attracted to him.
Talbot makes an urgent call to baggage clerks Wilbur and Chick, hoping to warn them about a parcel that is going to arrive at the local wax museum. However, before he is able to finish, they are interrupted and they soon find themselves fighting against Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man.
When Chinese inventor Dr. Wong invites bids for his latest creation, a television-like device, both potential buyers and stealers gather in the metropolitan hotel, International House, in Wuhu, China. One of them, Tommy Nash, the representative of an American electric company, also wants to marry his sweetheart Carol, but after he develops rashes, the whole hotel is quarantined.
A middle-aged magician starts falling for his beautiful and young assistant. However, she is in love with the magician's young protégé, unaware that he is actually a thief.
Noting the failing health of wealthy Henrietta Winslow, her greedy relatives gather around her isolated mansion hoping to inherit her fortune after her death. However, learning that she is in remission, someone murders her, following which it is revealed that no one will inherit anything until housekeeper Abigail Doone and all of her numerous cats die.
A band of musicians has been hired by an heiress to entertain her guests at her 21st birthday party to be held at a gloomy manor owned by her late father. But once there, they realize that a plot has been hatched to kill their hostess and decide to intervene. Little did they know that the sinister murders are ready to kill them if they stand in their way.
Bill Davis is a federal postal inspector, who returns home to Milltown after a business trip. He soon investigates Gregory, the owner of a nightclub who owes a significant sum of money to a dangerous criminal.
Dr. Richard Marlowe, with the help of gas station owner Nicholas and goon Toby, captures solo traveling gullible young girls and takes to his basement ‘lab.’ As Nicholas turns voodoo priest, and Toby plays bongos, wild Dr. Marlowe uses voodoo rituals and hypnotism to transfer the life essence of the luckless girls to his long-dead wife to bring her back to life.
Renegades is an action adventure film which tells the story of four soldiers serving in the French Foreign Legion. After fighting off a band of marauding Arabs, they soon find themselves being honored by the French Minister of War.
Return of the Ape Man is a science fiction horror film which tells the story of a mad scientist who attempts to transplant a brain into the body of a caveman, which has been preserved perfectly for a very long time.
Murder by Television is a crime thriller film, which tells the story of a genius inventor who invents a method by which TV signals can be sent instantly to any place in the world. However, he refuses to sell it to television companies. On the night of his initial broadcast, he is murdered mysteriously, after which, it is up to Police Chief Nelson to find the murderer.
This diverse revue of 1930s stars bandleader Paul Whiteman, who was well-recognized as the King of Jazz. The film presents a remarkable range of sketches, concerts by acts such as Rhythm Boys featuring Bing Crosby, musical numbers supervised by Whiteman, and more features.