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A Look Back: Philip Glass Re-imagines Universal’s Dracula

For Universal‘s 1931 classic Dracula, there’s very little to improve upon. Universal struck gold with the film upon release and still finds new ways for younger generations to find new life within the character. However, there has always been one thing the film is missing. Something that is essential to other iconic films like Star Wars, Halloween, and Psycho. For almost 70 years there was never an official soundtrack to accompany the film. In fact, aside from the opening credits and a scene at the Opera, there is no other noise except dialogue and a hiss in the background. Thanks to Philip Glass though, that all changed in 1999.

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