Rise of the Gothic Vampire



Y/M/D Description Place
1819/04/01 "The Vampyre", a short story by John William Polidori based on a tale told by Lord Byron, is published in The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register, London, H Colburn, Vol 1, No 63. Villa Diodati, Cologny
1871/12/00 "Carmilla" by Sheridan Le Fanu glides into the literary magazine 'The Dark Blue' in late 1871. The serial will be completed in the January, February and March issues of 1872.
1896/02/00 Mary Elizabeth Braddon's short story "Good Lady Ducayne" is published in The Strand Magazine.
1897/05/20 Although contracts are typically signed at least 6 months ahead of publication, Bram Stoker signs the deal to publish "Dracula" just days before publication. Stoker will not earn royalties until after the first 1,000 copies are sold.
1897/05/26 Bound in yellow cloth and titled in red letters, "Dracula" by Bram Stoker is published in London by Archibald Constable and Company with a retail price of 6 shillings.
1900/09/16 "The Vampire Maid" by Hume Nisbet is published in his collection 'Stories Weird and Wonderful'.
1900/12/00 F G Loring's short story "The Tomb of Sarah" is published in Pall Mall.
1922/02/16 "Nosferatu, a Symphony of Terror" by F W Murnau premieres in The Hague, Netherlands.
1928/12/16 "Nosferatu, a Symphony of Terror" appears at The New Gallery Cinema in London as "Dracula". Vigo House, London
1931/02/12 "Dracula" premieres at the Roxy Theatre, 153 West 50th St, New York NY (demolished in 1960).

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