12 October 2008


I'm very happy for finding this thesis:
Cultural Stereotypes: From Dracula's Myth to Contemporary Diasporic Productions. All credits go to the author , Ms Ileana Popa

True story of Dracula

Well, another documentary about Dracula. Anyway, seems to be quite well informed. A subject that is seldom (or never ?) touched when it comes about Vlad Dracula related documentaries is Vlad receiving the benediction of Pope.

09 October 2008

Story of the real Dracula - on History Channel

Here is a part of a documentary made by History Channel about Vlad Dracula, Romania's Underground.
Computerized reconstitution of the buildings, documented facts but also facts that I would put under a question mark (like the cell where Vlad Dracula was imprisoned) made of this documentary one of the best. History Channel is again at the level of the high expectations I have from them.

Explorations in caves full of bats are spectacular

Dracula Has Risen From The Grave Theme

Soundtrack from "Dracula Has Risen From The Grave Theme":

05 October 2008

The Most Famous Romanian

I recently talked with some Swedish guys about famous Romanians. The most famous Romanian is considered, without any doubt , Dracula. They called it Count Dracula, but we tried to explain the difference between Count Dracula as Bram Stoker has seen it and XV-th century Wallachian ruler Vlad Dracula