The single greatest horror garment in cinematic history goes under the hammer as a part of the Profiles in History’s Icons of Hollywood Auctions in Beverly Hills. The legendary black cape worn by Bela Lugosi in the Universal classic ‘Dracula’ in 1931 is one of the most recognizable vampire costumes that was ever made. Even today, fans call Bela Lugosi the King of Horror for his terrifyingly real portrayal of Count Dracula in this well-known thriller.
Just before he died, Lugosi had given this famous vampire cape to his wife, Lillian, to keep for their son, Bela Jr. So if you are a true horror fan, then do not miss out on the exciting Hollywood auction that will take place from the 15th to the 17th of December, 2011 at the Paley Centre for Media in Beverly Hills. Relive the golden days and see all the iconic movie pieces that made the films truly memorable.