“House of Dracula” (1945) was directed by veteran actor-turned-director Erle C. Kenton. Kenton also directed the Paramount screen adaptation of H.G. Wells’ “Island of Lost Souls” (1932). The director’s other Universal features include two Bud Abbott and Lou Costello comedy films, “Who Done It?” and “Pardon My Sarong” (both 1942). Kenton also worked on two previous Universal monster productions, “Ghost of Frankenstein” (1942) and “House of Frankenstein” (1944).
This will mark Sven’s sixth big broadcast showcase of “House of Dracula” (1945) on Me-TV. He previously showcased the 1945 Universal monster entry back in April 2011*, July 2012*, June 2013, Feb. 2014 and July 2016.
Who was in “House of Dracula” (1945)?
The players who appeared in “House of Dracula” (1945) were John Carradine (as Count Dracula, a.k.a. Baron Latos), Lon Chaney Jr. (as Larry Talbot/the “Wolf Man”), Glenn Strange (as Frankenstein’s monster), Jane Adams (as Nina), Lionel Atwill (as Inspector Holtz), Martha O’Driscoll as Miliza Morelle, Onslow Stevens (as Dr. Franz Edelmann), Skelton Knaggs (as Steinmuhl), Ludwig Stossel (as Siegfried), Jane Nigh and Harry Lamont (in uncredited roles as villagers).