Horror of Dracula, 1958
Happy Birthday Boris Karloff
(November, 23 1887 – February 2, 1969)
“When I was nine I played the demon king in Cinderella and it launched me on a long and happy life of being a monster.”
Gwynplaine’s (Conrad Veidt) fixed grin and disturbing clown-like appearance was a key inspiration for comic book talents writer Bill Finger and artist Bob Kane in creating Batman’s greatest enemy, The Joker.
"They’re all gonna laugh at you." Carrie, 1976.