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In folklore, the vampire's first victim would often be his wife. This is why, in some cultures, when a husband died, the wife would change her appearance, i.e. she would stop wearing make-up, would cut her hair, and would wear black for the entire period of mourning. These things were done with the intention of deceiving the vampire, should he return.
Dracula's three brides after often depicted as enemies of Van Helsing in various forms of media. In the movie called Van Helsing, the three women are given names. Verona, Aleera and Marishka. For reasons unknown they lay eggs, and each bride has produced a separate "litter" of hundreds of eggs. The brides attack Anna's Village when Van Helsing arrives. They kill off one of the towns folk before Van Helsing kills Marishka, causing the other brides to flee. A few days later, Van Helsing…
Print based on the 1958 Hammer Films version of Horror of Dracula starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. Slightly different colour treatment and uses the US title for the film. www.andrewswainson.bigcartel.com