Nachzehrer – folklore

A nachzehrer is a form of vampire found in Germanic and Polish regions including Silesia and Bavaria, which also exhibits behaviour displayed by ghouls. The name translates as “after (nach) …

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Ghoul – folklore

A ghoul is a folkloric monster or evil spirit associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh, often classified as undead. The oldest surviving literature that mentions ghouls is likely One …

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Midnight Mutants – computer game

Midnight Mutants is a computer game for the Atari 7800 ProSystem, developed by Radioactive Software and published by Atari Corporation in 1990. It features a likeness of Al Lewis, dressed as Grandpa Munster, playing the role of …

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The Body Beneath – USA, 1969 – reviews

‘Sexually rampant ghouls, depraved souls… and blood-red roses!’ The Body Beneath is a 1969 horror feature film written and directed by American auteur Andy Milligan (The Ghastly Ones; Bloodthirsty Butchers; Blood). Cast: …

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Vampires – BBC TV play, UK, 1979

Vampires is a 1979 made-for-television play, broadcast by the BBC as part of their Play For Today strand. Concerning the obsessions of two school boys who suspect their neighbourhood is inhabited …

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Clovis Trouille – artist

Clovis Trouille was born on 24 October 1889, in La Fère, France. He worked as a restorer and decorator of department store mannequins, but is remembered as a Sunday painter who trained at the École des …

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The Highgate Vampire – folklore

The Highgate Vampire was a media sensation surrounding reports of supposed supernatural activity at Highgate Cemetery in North London in the 1970s. The publicity was initiated by a group of young people interested in the occult …

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