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 +"Friend Arthur, if you had met that [[kiss]] which you know of before poor [[Lucy Westenra|Lucy]] die; or again, last night when you open your arms to her, you would in time, when you had died, have become [[nosferatu]], as they call it in Eastern Europe, and would all time make more of those [[undead|Un-Dead]]s that so have fill us with [[horror]]. The career of this so unhappy dear lady is but just begun." --[[Van Helsing]]
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'''''Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens''''' ("Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror" in [[German language|German]]) is a [[German Expressionism|German Expressionist]] film shot in [[1921]] by [[Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau]], and released in [[1922 in film|1922]]. He had wanted to film a version of [[Bram Stoker]]'s ''[[Dracula (novel)|Dracula]]'', but his studio was unable to obtain the rights to the story. Murnau decided instead to film his own version with only slight changes to the story. For instance, "Dracula" became "Nosferatu" and the names of the characters changed, with [[Count Dracula]] changed to [[Count Orlok]]. The role of the [[vampire]] was played by [[Max Schreck]]. Other major actors in the film were [[Gustav von Wangenheim]] (as Thomas Hutter/Jonathan Harker), [[Greta Schröder]] (as Ellen Hutter/Mina M. Harker), and [[Alexander Granach]] (as Knock/R.M. Renfield). '''''Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens''''' ("Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror" in [[German language|German]]) is a [[German Expressionism|German Expressionist]] film shot in [[1921]] by [[Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau]], and released in [[1922 in film|1922]]. He had wanted to film a version of [[Bram Stoker]]'s ''[[Dracula (novel)|Dracula]]'', but his studio was unable to obtain the rights to the story. Murnau decided instead to film his own version with only slight changes to the story. For instance, "Dracula" became "Nosferatu" and the names of the characters changed, with [[Count Dracula]] changed to [[Count Orlok]]. The role of the [[vampire]] was played by [[Max Schreck]]. Other major actors in the film were [[Gustav von Wangenheim]] (as Thomas Hutter/Jonathan Harker), [[Greta Schröder]] (as Ellen Hutter/Mina M. Harker), and [[Alexander Granach]] (as Knock/R.M. Renfield).
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"Friend Arthur, if you had met that kiss which you know of before poor Lucy die; or again, last night when you open your arms to her, you would in time, when you had died, have become nosferatu, as they call it in Eastern Europe, and would all time make more of those Un-Deads that so have fill us with horror. The career of this so unhappy dear lady is but just begun." --Van Helsing

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Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens ("Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror" in German) is a German Expressionist film shot in 1921 by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, and released in 1922. He had wanted to film a version of Bram Stoker's Dracula, but his studio was unable to obtain the rights to the story. Murnau decided instead to film his own version with only slight changes to the story. For instance, "Dracula" became "Nosferatu" and the names of the characters changed, with Count Dracula changed to Count Orlok. The role of the vampire was played by Max Schreck. Other major actors in the film were Gustav von Wangenheim (as Thomas Hutter/Jonathan Harker), Greta Schröder (as Ellen Hutter/Mina M. Harker), and Alexander Granach (as Knock/R.M. Renfield).



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