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HAMILTON DEANE (1880 - 1958)
Hamilton Deane (18801958) was an Irish actor, playwright and director. He played a key role in popularising Bram Stoker's Dracula as a stage play and, later, a film.
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Dracula is the classic Gothic drama about the power of seduction and the nature of true love. When the mysterious Count Dracula takes an interest in the beautiful, young Lucy who suffers from horrific dreams and a strange illness, he arouses the suspicions of her fiance Jonathan Harker and Professor abraham van Helsing. Following a series of grisly murders and unexplained occurrences, the men fear Dracula may be one of the undead that prowls the darkness and preys upon innocent souls.
written by Hamilton Deane. For its US debut, Dracula was rewritten by the American playwright John L. Balderston; from novel by Bram Stoker
Grant Theatre, Derby Jun 1924
Samuel French, NY, -
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