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Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922)

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror or Nosferatu is a 1922 German horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau. The movie stars Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, was shot in 1921 and released in 1922. It was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula Continue reading Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922)

Tuberculosis & Vampire Lore

Did you know there is a tie between tuberculosis & Vampires lore? More than 200 years after the hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials, another hysteria struck New England. It was the fear of vampires. During the 19th century, the spread of tuberculosis claimed the lives of entire families in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and other parts of the New England states. The folklorist and author of Food for the Dead, Dr. Michael Bell will enlighten us on how New Englander’s tried to rid their houses and communities of this disease by claiming the dead were Vampires. They would desecrate the graves to rid the evil from the towns. Continue reading Tuberculosis & Vampire Lore