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Anno Dracula: The Bloody Red Baron

Author: Kim Newman

Finished on: 7 June 2015

Where did I get this book: Sent to me by a kind Twitter friend (see earlier post on the fates conspiring against me ever managing to read the house dry!) 476 more words

CHRISTOPHER LEE 1922 – 2015

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was an English actor, singer and author, who boasted a record-breaking career spanning nearly 70 years.

He was particularly noted for his roles as the ultimate villain, including: Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film, The Man with the Golden Gun (1974); Saruman in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003), and The Hobbit film trilogy (2012-2014); and, Count Dooku in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005). 192 more words

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IN REMEMBRANCE: 6-14-2015

CHRISTOPHER LEE; ACTOR WHO BREATHED LIFE INTO NIGHTMARISH VILLAINS

By ANITA GATES

JUNE 11, 2015 4,893 more words

Excuse Me, Count Dracula, May I Borrow Your Steak Knife?

Why do we love watching scary movies?

The death of golden cinema icon Christopher Lee has me contemplating that question, and wondering if one of the world’s greatest on-screen villains knew the secret of why we watch and kept it to himself, on purpose.  429 more words

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In Memory of Christopher Lee

Many years ago when I was but a lad and there were only three channels on TV, Friday night changed forever.  My dad, being a pioneer of all things media related purchased a color television, with the result that the old black and white set found its way into the bedroom I shared with my brother.  703 more words

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From Dracula to Summerisle to Saruman, Christopher Lee Left an Indelible Mark on Cinema for the Ages

by Jason Koenigsberg

One of the most legendary actors of all time has left us. Christopher Lee, who’s career spanned over seven decades and multiple generations passed away at age 93. 876 more words

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British Actor Christopher Lee Dies At 93

LONDON (AP) — Christopher Lee, an actor who brought dramatic gravitas and aristocratic bearing to screen villains from Dracula to James Bond enemy Scaramanga, has died at age 93. 235 more words

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