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The rules are simple enough: I'll post a trivia question, and the first to answer correctly, posts the next. This is kind of like Helspont's "Name this Still" game, only without pictures.

What was the earliest vampire film made?
 

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If memory serves correctly, it's not Nosferatu. I believe it was called "Drakula", was filmed in 1921 (a year before Nosferatu), and no copies of this movie survived to present day.
 

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You're almost right. The movie you speak of was the Hungarian film "Drakula Halala" (1921), aka "The Death of Dracula", and it was the first adaptation of Stoker's novel Dracula.

A clue: this film preceded "Drakula Halala" by five years and is not about Dracula, just regular everyday vampires.
 

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Incidentally, Spaulding and I were talking about this very film last year (The one that's the subject of his question) It's a silent flick with very heavy atmosphere, but otherwise quite dull. The whole enchilada was filmed in a flour mill where the dust from the mill itself gave it much of it's stark, "grainy" :D feel.

Oh yeah, the answer is The Vampire. ;)
 

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Sorry Helspont, but this isn't the one we were talking about. That was "Vampyr" (1932). The subject of my question was filmed in 1916. It is a German film.
 

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Well if it's not The Vampire or Nosferatu then could it be Metropolis? Maybe not, because that isn't a Horror flick. There is Thomas Edison's version of Frankenstein, but ol' Tom wasn't German. Grrrrr...my brain is starting to ****ing hurt! :mad:
 

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Alright, since I'm not one to drag these things out for a month or two, I'll give you the answer (if I remember it).

The earliest vampire film was director Arthur Robison's German silent film "Nachte des Grauens" (1916), aka "Night of Terror", with strange, vampire-like people.

The Hungarian film "Drakula Halala" (1921), aka "The Death of Dracula", was the first adaptation of Stoker's novel "Dracula".

The second "Dracula" adaptation was also produced by a European filmmaker - director F. W. Murnau's feature-length "Nosferatu, A Symphony of Terror" (1922).

This 1922 film, along with Coppola's 1992 picture, "Bram Stoker's Dracula" are my two favourite vampire movies. "Salem's Lot" (1979) would be third, followed by "Dracula" (1931).
 

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Very tough movie trivia question

This comes from a very difficult movie trivia contest. If anyone has any ideas or leads, it would be very helpful:

Though much of the material from its original scrrenplay was already drawn from a literary source, this classic horror film was novelized three times by different authors over a nearly 50 year period, as a hardcover, a paperback original and a book for young readers. Name the film.

Thanks . . .
 

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Ok, since it would seem Yellowdog here is never coming back to give us a hint or an answer, I'm grabbing the bull by the horns and am moving this thread forward.

I was just watching Elm St 3 and saw something that amused me, so I'm making a trivia question out of it.

In A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, Dr. Gordon and Nancy's father must go put Freddy's bones to rest if his soul is to be at rest. Dr. Gordon snatches a bottle of liquor from Lt. Thompson and fills it with Holy Water at a church. What kind of liquor was Lt. Thompson drinking?

Hint: Former Badassuniverse chatters will know this one... :D
 

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****! It has been soooo long ago and I no longer own Elm Street 3, but I'm going to take a stab at it. Is it Jagermeister? I know Pete, formerly known as The Creep, formerly known as Blurry loves the stuff and a lot of our chats was brought to you by it...
 

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Was it Yukon Jack?
And, wasn't Black Sheep a Farely/Spade movie? :googly: :confused:
 

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Everybody breakout your copies of Ghostbusters I & II I can only begin to guess what Raxl will have in store for us.
 

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Hey, it could also be a Friday the 13th question. There's more trivia floating around in his head than we could shake a stick at.
 

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OK, I was gonna do a Ghostbusters question, but thought I'd get pitched to much crap about how it's not a horror movie. Unless you're at Best Buy.

So, we fall back to Plan B.

In JASON GOES TO HELL, what is the name of the TV show that hires Creighton Duke to destroy Jason, once and for all. :voorhees:


Or, there's always Plan C. What was Roy's last name. :googly: :p :zombie:
 

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Boo-yah.
What are you, some kinda geek or something? :p :voorhees:
 

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Well, yes. I saw Jason Goes to Hell twice IN A ROW at the theater, and how many times have I seen part 5 (with or without you guys) now?

Let's see...

The actor who narrated the beginning of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre moved on to fame as an actor in a popular mid-80's sitcom. Who was the actor and what show was he on?
 
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