• A Royal Test of Endurance: A Review of The Last Princess

    A Royal Test of Endurance: A Review of The Last Princess0

    The Last Princess (Deok-hye Onju) Director: Hur Jin-ho Writers: Hur Jin-ho, Lee Han-eol, Seo Yoo-min, based on a novel by Kwon Bi-yeong Starring: Son Ye-jin, Park Hae-il, Go Soo North American premiere: November 15, 2016 It’s no secret that the world has an endless fascination with lost royals, alive or dead or exiled. Many of their names

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  • The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part Three

    The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part Three0

    Having discussed the 1936 film Dracula’s Daughter in the first and second posts in this series, I shall now conclude with a look at the film’s afterlife in adaptations and derivative works. Dracula’s Daughter: The Novel The novelisation of Dracula’s Daughter was published by Berkley Books in 1977. Its author was credited as Carl Dreadstone;

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  • The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part Two

    The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part Two0

    Having taken a look at the plot of the 1936 film Dracula’s Daughter in my previous article, I shall now discuss the origins of the film and make a closer examination of its themes. The Birth of Dracula’s Daughter The film started life as a proposed adaptation of “Dracula’s Guest” by Bram Stoker, a short story

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