Steven graduated Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications, focusing on film studies, journalism and theatre arts. Dubbed a "prolific" writer by Hollywood icon Kenneth Johnson (The Incredible Hulk, V, The Bionic Woman, Alien Nation), Steven has been honored by the Arkansas College Media Association for his story writing prowess. He has also received recognition for his dramatic writing from the Eerie, Shriekfest and Screamfest horror film festivals. Publications include: Carroll County News, Saline Courier, Forum, Echo and Moroch.
LITTLE ROCK — Here continues the countdown of the most influential, horrifying, wonderfully disgusting and entertaining horror films over the last 123 years in chronological order. This is a must-see LOST FILM. Look for more horror motion pictures throughout October in this month's Halloween cinema tribute: Macabre Movie Magic.
"Dracula's Death" (1921)
Directed by Károly Lajthay, the Austrian film aka "Drakula halála" follows the nightmares and frightening visions that a young woman endures after meeting Dracula (Paul Askonas) in an insane asylum.
Co-starring: Lene Myl, Anna Marie Hegener, Carl Goetz and Margit Lux.
Runtime: 65 minutes
Did you know?
This is the first on-screen appearance of the vampire Count Dracula.
Sadly, "Dracula's Death" is a lost film. There are no known copies of the film in existence today.
The Hungarian film is not an adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel and it does not follow the story usually associated with the famous Count Dracula.
The film opened in Vienna in 1921.
"Dracula's Death" was re-released in 1923 in Budapest.