Bela Lugosi

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    A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage.
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    Actors were exploited no less by the capitalist managers than they were by the state.
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    Because of my language and the pantomime with which most Europeans accompany their speech, I was catalogued as a heavy.
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    Circumstances made me the theatrical personality I am, which many people believe is also a part of my personal life.
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    Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman.
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    I'd like to quit the supernatural roles and play just an interesting, down-to-earth person.
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    I'll be truthful. The weekly paycheck is the most important thing to me.
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    If my accent betrayed my foreign birth, it also stamped me as an enemy, in the imagination of the producers.
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    In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself as earnestly as one studies for a degree in medicine, law, or philosophy.
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    In making theories, always keep a window open so that you can throw one out if necessary.
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    In the studio the director controls the actor's every move, every inflection, every expression.
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    It is women who bear the race in bloody agony. Suffering is a kind of horror. Blood is a kind of horror. Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream. It is a biological thing.
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    It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it. Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.
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    It took me years to live down Dracula and convince the film producers that I would play almost any other type of role.
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    It took several years of hard work in small roles before I attained stardom.
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