Count Dracula Goes to the Movies: Stoker’s Novel Adapted, 3d by Lyndon W. Joslin

By Lyndon W. Joslin

First released in 1897, Bram Stoker’s Dracula hasn't ever been out of print. but most folks are acquainted with the identify personality from the flicks. count number Dracula is without doubt one of the most-filmed literary characters in history—but has he (or Stoker’s novel) ever been filmed accurately?
In its 3rd version, this learn makes a speciality of 18 diversifications of Dracula from 1922 to 2012, evaluating them to the radical and to one another. constancy to the unconventional doesn't regularly warrantly an excellent motion picture, whereas the various higher motion pictures are one of the extra freely adapted.
The common and Hammer sequels are looked for strains of Stoker, besides a number of different movies that borrow from the radical. the writer concludes with a short examine 4 latter-day initiatives which are top brushed off or considered for ironic laughs.

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