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When Irish novelist Bram Stoker put pen to paper to craft the work that would eventually become Dracula, he could not have possibly foreseen the impact those pages would have on pop culture in the years that followed.
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We have our own idea of what modern English and American creatures like Dracula, Frankenstein’s Creature, and the horrors of H.P. Lovecraft look like based on countless adaptations and re-adaptations.
The 1970s have been called “The Vampire Decade” (cf. Stacy Abbott (2007) Celluloid Vampires: Life After Death in the Modern World) and you can easily see why. 1,051 more words
MORE WOLFBANE, VAN HELSING?
What’s in a title? Had a certain Gothic horror novel been published under its original title, The Un-dead, would it have achieved legendary status, becoming the iconic depiction of the most infamous character in supernatural fiction? 276 more words
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Watching Max Schreck as the vampire Graf Orlok truly is a marvel. Although his face and arms are covered in thick cosmetics, there is not a moment when the graceful performer looks laughable or ridiculous. 609 more words