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Stoker's Dr. Abraham Van Helsing is a direct parallel to Le Fanu's vampire expert Baron Vordenburg: both characters used to investigate and catalyse actions in opposition to the vampire, and symbolically represent knowledge of the unknown and stability of mind in the onslaught of chaos and death.
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He is known for his roles as Westley in the cult classic The Princess Bride, Arthur Holmwood in Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula and for his role as Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw.
The Gothic tradition continued in the 19th century, in such works as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein ( 1818 ), Edgar Allan Poe's short stories, the works of Sheridan Le Fanu, Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ( 1886 ), Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray ( 1890 ), and Bram Stoker's Dracula ( 1897 ).
* Purley is the location of Dr. Seward's sanatorium in the theatrical version of Bram Stoker's " Dracula ".
The genre was revived and modernised toward the end of the century with works like Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ( 1886 ), Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray ( 1890 ) and Bram Stoker's Dracula ( 1897 ).
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Carmilla predates Bram Stoker's Dracula by 25 years, and has been adapted many times for cinema. Illustration from The Dark Blue by D. H. Friston, 1872
Stoker's posthumously published short story " Dracula's Guest ", known as the deleted first chapter to Dracula, shows a more obvious and intact debt to " Carmilla ": Both stories are told in the first person.
Elwes also appeared in such films as Francis Coppola's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Crush, Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, Twister, Liar Liar, Cradle Will Rock, The Cat's Meow and Kiss the Girls.
* Bram Stoker's Dracula ( 1897 ) uses not only letters and diaries, but also dictation cylinders and newspaper accounts.
Adapted from Bram Stoker's novel, it was intended to be more faithful to the book than previous film adaptations.
* Bram Stoker's novel Dracula is told in the form of numerous documents, including journals and newspaper articles.
Stoker's book also established Transylvania and Eastern Europe as the locus classicus of the Gothic.
The first vampire-themed movie was made during this time: F. W. Murnau's Nosferatu ( 1922 ), an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
* In Bram Stoker's Dracula, several characters make phrenological observations in describing other characters, as does Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
In the English-speaking world, Vlad is best known for the exceedingly cruel punishments he imposed during his reign and for serving as the primary inspiration for the vampire main character in Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula.
He has worked as a composer for movies and musical plays and has acted in supporting roles in films including Paradise Alley and Bram Stoker's Dracula ; he also starred in the 1986 film Down by Law.
This marked the first in a series of collaborations between Waits and Coppola, with Waits appearing in cameos in Coppola's movies The Outsiders ( 1983 ), Rumble Fish ( 1983 ), and The Cotton Club ( 1984 ), and a major role in Bram Stoker's Dracula.
1992 also saw Waits featuring in Francis Ford Coppola's film Bram Stoker's Dracula, as the possessed lunatic Renfield.
Transylvania is often associated with vampires ( chiefly due to Bram Stoker's novel Dracula and its film adaptations ) and the horror genre in general, while the region is also known for the scenic beauty of its Carpathian landscape and its rich history.
Stoker's use of the term refers only to vampires, and the extension to other types of supernatural beings arose later.
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Stoker's vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing was a strong influence on subsequent vampire literature.
At Christmas 2006, he played the vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing in a BBC adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula.
* In Los Sabios en Salamanca ( The Sages in Salamanca ), a Spanish short novel by Alberto López Aroca, included in the book " Los Espectros Conjurados " ( ISBN 978-84-607-9866-8 ), Challenger and his friend Lord John Roxton meet professor Abraham Van Helsing ( from Bram Stoker's Dracula ) in Salamanca, and attend a meeting of the Sociedad Hermética Española ( a Spanish esoteric society ).
Professor Abraham Van Helsing is a fictional character from Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula.
Abraham Van Helsing was also portrayed in the The Tomb of Dracula Marvel Comics series, which was based on the characters of Bram Stoker's novel.
Soon after the events presented in Bram Stoker's original novel, Dracula was defeated by Abraham Van Helsing and became the family's loyal servant.
A major character in most vampire films is the vampire hunter, of which Stoker's Abraham Van Helsing is a prototype.
A well known and influential vampire hunter is Professor Abraham Van Helsing, a character in Bram Stoker's 1897 horror novel, Dracula.
A major character in most vampire films is the vampire slayer, of which Stoker's Abraham Van Helsing is a prototype.
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Hugh Jackman played Gabriel Van Helsing, the eponymous hero of Van Helsing ( 2004 ), loosely based on Bram Stoker's character.
* The 2006 film Bram Stoker's Dracula's Curse features a character named Jacob Van Helsing, who is inferred to be a descendant of the original Van Helsing, although this is never actually stated outright.
The character of Professor Van Helsing in Stoker's novel, Dracula, is sometimes said to be based on Vámbéry, though there is no real evidence of this supposition.
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However, it is Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula that is remembered as the quintessential vampire novel and which provided the basis of modern vampire fiction.
However, it is also a playful take on an old archetype, the vampire ( the reader is even treated to Neville ’ s reading and put-down of Bram Stoker's Dracula ).
Of course, the difference lies in order of power — while many D & D adventures focus on allowing a band of heroes to prevail over a Dark Lord ( much as in the spirit of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula ), no such victory over the Dark Powers is conceivable.
Murnau's most famous film is Nosferatu, a 1922 adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula for which Stoker's widow sued for copyright infringement.
The origins of the word are from Stoker's novel, where it is used by the Romanian townsfolk to refer to Count Dracula and presumably, other undead.
Some scholars have suggested that she served as one of Bram Stoker's influences for writing the novel Dracula but the evidence to support this is slim.
The Anno Dracula series by Kim Newman — named after Anno Dracula ( 1992 ), the series ' first novel — is a work of fantasy depicting an alternate history in which the heroes of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula fail to stop Count Dracula's conquest of Great Britain, resulting in a world where vampires are common and increasingly dominant in society.
From Bram Stoker's short story, " Dracula's Guest ", an Englishman ( whose name is never mentioned ) is on a visit to Munich before leaving for Transylvania.
Further contemporary imagery of Halloween is derived from Gothic and Horror literature ( notably Shelley's Frankenstein and Stoker's Dracula ), and classic horror films ( such as Hammer Horrors ).
The first in the series, The Dracula Tape, is the story of Bram Stoker's Dracula told from Dracula's point of view.
Irving is thought to have been the inspiration for the title character in Lyceum manager Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula.