On February 12, the 1931 horror classic Dracula starring Bela Lugosi debuted at the Roxy in New York, with a nation-wide release on February 14. Lugosi, who was charming and handsome in the role, set a trend for vampires portrayed as seductive, sexual creatures of the night throughout cinematic history.
Vampires for Valentine’s Day!
It’s no mistake that some of the most beautiful people in the entertainment industry have played vampires over the years, both male and female. Everyone from Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and David Bowie, to Lauren Hutton, Kate Beckinsale and Catherine Deneuve.
These vampires have all seduced their victims into eternal life, or in the bedroom-or sometimes both, by biting necks, hypnosis, and changing forms. So for this Valentine’s Day, let the Everett Collection show you that love sucks and can bite…but in a good way!