Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi honored with lifelike Wax Figures

In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of three of Universal’s most famous Classic Monsters, Universal Studios Home Videoand Madame Tussaud’s will unveil lifelike wax portraits of Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, and The Mummy to pay tribute to legendary horror icons Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi.

Madame Tussaud’s studio artisans have created remarkably realistic wax figures of the legendary Universal Studios characters Dracula (portrayed by Bela Lugosi), Frankenstein’s Monster and The Mummy (portrayed by Boris Karloff) for exhibition in its prestigious Madame Tussaud’s New York. The tribute coincides with Universal’s salute to the studio’s Golden Era of Horror and celebration of several “monstrumental” anniversaries that have defined Halloween entertainment for generations.

Universal’s relationship with Madame Tussaud’s marks the first time in Madame Tussaud’s 210-year history it has ever created wax figures of celebrities in costume and character makeup. Portraits will remain on display at Universal Studios Hollywood until Sunday, October 14th and then travel to Universal Studios Orlando where they will be on displayed until Sunday, October 27th. The wax portraits will be permanently installed at Madame Tussaud’s New York on Wednesday, October 31st.

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