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Historiography of Dracula, novels and early Hollywood

I’ve been working on a novel that features vampires so I ended up doing quite a bit of research on depictions of the undead over the years. 962 more words

Movies

Grey Matter Art Recruits Godmachine For A Creepy "Nosferatu" Print

It’s hard to imagine what movie-goers felt back in 1922 when they saw F.W. Murnau’s horror classic, “Nosferatu” but if we had to guess, it was awe.   115 more words

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14. Nosferatu - eine Symphonie des Grauens


March 4, 1922
Prana Film
Directed by F.W. Murnau

Like a trip from Lower Saxony to Transylvania, Nosferatu has had its own slow journey to its present place in the canon since its debut in Lenten 1922. 696 more words

1920s

Nosferatu – Eine Symphonie Des Grauens

It’s very hard to come to a film like F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu – Eine Symphonie Des Grauens (A Symphony of Horror) in any way fresh; not only is it nearly 100 years old and tells the same story as many other films (as well as books, TV shows and more) but pretty much every scene has been restaged in one way or another (be it in Werner Herzog’s remake or in countless parodies and tributes). 587 more words

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