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Dracula or Count Dracula is a fictional character who is based on a vampire. He first appeared in Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" and the vampire fantasy began. His character has appeared in multiple films to date.
Asked in Dracula, Bram Stoker
What influenced Bram Stoker to write Dracula?
There are many things that inspired Stoker: - Stoker could not walk during the first seven years of his life. His mother often told him horror stories about a cholera epidemic she had witnessed as a child to entertain him at that time. - It is also said that Stoker had a dream in which a young man slept on a sofa when suddenly a man in black clothes appeared, saying: "This man belongs to me!" - Like many others, Stoker was interested...
Asked in History of Europe, Vampires, Dracula
What did Count Dracula wear?
When Dracula first appears in the novel by Bram Stoker, he is described as "...clad in black from head to foot, without a single speck of colour about him anywhere." He is also described by Jonathan Harker as wearing a cloak "...spreading out around him like great wings" when the Count is seen crawling down the wall of the castle. ...
Asked in Dracula
Did Dracula have long fingernails?
Nobody knows. Everyone who got close enough to tell was quickly impaled. The name Dracula can be applied to two people one real one fictional. Vlad III of Wallache was of semi-royal birth and we have every reason to believe his hygiene was proper. The character Count Dracula. There is no mention in the novel of long fingernails so, by default, we assume that he did not. In the movie Nosferatu Count Orlock, a veiled reference to Dracula to avoid copy-write infringement, had really...
What is another form that the vampire Dracula could take?
List of forms that 'Dracula' can take: A Bat (either a single bat, a flock of bats or a man sized bat) A large dog a horde of rats a swarm of insects wolf (similar to a werewolf but he keeps his mind) change his appearance from old man to young man (sometimes he needs to feed for this) fog or mist (depends on the fiction) ...
Asked in History of Europe, Dracula
Why does Count Dracula going to England for?
I suppose the bluntest way of putting it is that Dracula is looking for new, young, fresh blood, because he has been predating on his own surroundings for centuries. As the Count says to Jonathan Harker: "I long to go through the crowded streets of your mighty London, to be in the midst of the whirl and rush of humanity, to share its life, its change, its death, and all that makes it what it is........." ...
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Is there such thing as Dracula?
"Dracula" means "son of the devil". Although it is said, people do not drink blood... there are people who are obsessed with keeping their youth. Nonetheless, it is just a scary tale that people tell to scare you. To put it simply....no there is no such thing as Dracula. ...
Asked in Actors & Actresses, Dracula
How many actors have played Dracula?
22 actors have played dracula. They are Max Schreck, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Christopher Lee, Denholm Elliott, Jack Palance, Udo Kier, Jonathan Massey, Frank Langella, Louis Jourdan, Klaus Kinski, Duncan Regehr, Stefan Lindahl, Gary Oldman, Leslie Nielsen, Gerard Butler, Patrick Bergin, Dominic Purcell, Richard Roxburgh, Marc Warren and Keith-Lee Castle. Rutger Hauer, David Niven and John Forbes Robertson have also played Dracula. Max Schrecks character was actually called Count Orlok due to copyright. Ah, and don't forget George Hamilton - for the...
Asked in Horror, Dracula, Bram Stoker
How did Jonathan Harkar Find out that Count Dracula was a vampire in Dracula by Bram Stoker?
jonathon first finds out that dracula is a vampire bc he sees no reflection of the dracula in the mirror! but he just cannot imgine that this is real and he doesnt believe what he is seeing... when jonathon goes back home to London dr. van helsing tellls him that the things he saw where real!!! this tuns jonathon into a diffferent person and he sets out on the mission of destroying the vampire alongside van helsing..Morris..seward..mina!!! ...
Who is the bloofer lady in Dracula?
In "Dracula" by Bram Stoker the Bloofer Lady is Miss Lucy Westenra after she becomes a vampire. Bloofer Lady is what the children that Miss Lucy lures in call her. -KW "Bloofer" is simply the children's baby speech for "beautiful". ...
What does Count Dracula and Attila the Hun have in common?
According to Bram Stocker's Dracula Attila the Hun is a descendant of Count Dracula, making Dracula older then Attila. In the novel Dracula, Count Dracula claims to be a Székely which is a rather exclusive community of people in Hungary that claim descent from Attila. ...