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Bram Stoker And 'Dracula'
"This is on the life of the creator of Count Dracula, Bram Stoker. There are a few questions on 'Dracula', also."
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When and where was Abraham 'Bram' Stoker born?
Kirriemuir, Scotland on May 9, 1860
Edinburgh, Scotland on March 8, 1859
Dublin, Ireland on Nov. 8, 1847
London, England on Aug. 22, 1855
Stoker often talked of how difficult being the only child of doting parents had been on him.
What was the name of Bram Stoker's wife?
Which statement about Stoker's wife is true?
She was motherly, plain, and 20 years his senior.
She was one of the Great Beauties of her day.
Stoker coined the phrase 'Stop a clock' concerning her looks.
She was a large, heavyset lady with a shrewish tongue.
All but one of these statements about Stoker's life are true. Which one is NOT correct?
His father translated Eastern European manuscripts for Trinity College.
Stoker once worked for the Civil Service.
Stoker had a degree in Mathematics from Trinty College, Dublin.
He was once a drama critic for the London Mail.
What famous celebrity did Stoker begin working for in 1878?
Sir Henry Irving
Sir James Barrie
The first book Stoker ever wrote was not published for many years after it was written. What is its title?
Under The Sunset
Lair of the White Worm
Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland
A Life Of Irving
When was the novel 'Dracula' first published?
Bram Stoker personally picked Bela Lugosi to portray his bloodthirsty Count in the 1924 London stage version of 'Dracula'.
The 1922 silent film 'Nosferatu' had to change both its title and character names because they had never been given permission to film 'Dracula'.
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