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Dwight Frye is attacked by Bela Lugosi in 'Dracula'

Dwight Frye (1899 - 1943)


Dwight Frye (or more likely a stunt man) falls down from the stairs in 'Dracula'

Film Deaths[]

  • Dracula (1931) [Renfield]: Partially strangled, then thrown down a flight of stairs by Bela Lugosi. His body (actually a dummy) was shown in the 1936 sequel Dracula’s Daughter. (See also Pablo Álvarez Rubio in the Spanish language version of the movie.)
  • By Whose Hand? (1932) [Chick Lewis]: Stabbed to death by Nat Pendleton on the train.
  • The Circus Queen Murder (1933) [Flandrin]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the chest while taking a bow at the end of his trapeze act; his body is shown again afterwards being carried away on a stretcher.
  • The Vampire Bat (Blood Sucker; Forced to Sin) (1933) [Herman Gleib]: Jumps to his death into a pit while fleeing through the caves to escape the villagers.
  • The Shadow (The Circus Shadow) (1937) [Vindecco]: Shot with a poison dart by Sally St. Clair.
  • Fast Company (The Rare-Book Murder) (1938) [Sidney Z. Wheeler]: Shot to death by Louis Calhern.
  • Who Killed Gail Preston? (1938) [Mr. Owen]: Commits suicide by jumping from the roof.
  • Sky Bandits (1940) [Speavy]: Shot in the back by William Pawley when Dwight tries to contact James Newill.
  • Dead Men Walk (1943) [Zolarr]: Burned to death after a fire breaks out in George Zucco's house, while Dwight is pinned beneath a pedestal that had been knocked over during the struggle between Dwight and George.