So I'm probably some kind of cousin to Ricardo Cortez, whose movie career spanned from the 1920s through the 1950s. I want to highlight his life, and then get into how we're likely related. A postcard of Ricardo Cortez that I bought on eBay. He was sooooo handsome!. Ricardo Cortez was born Jacob Krantz in … Continue reading Cousin Ricardo Cortez?
One hundred years ago this month, March 4, 1922 to be exact, a German-made movie based upon Bram Stoker's Dracula was released in Germany. It stars Max Schrek as Count Orlok, a vampire who moves to the German town of Wisborg, where he begins preying on the wife of his estate agent, Thomas Hutter (Gustav … Continue reading Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922)