Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Nervous Schreck

How pleasant to know Herr Max Schreck!
Our resident old German wreck
He will greet you, quite formal
His features abnormal
Then, mesmeric, go fer yer neck.

David Cairns

Max Schreck is memorably creepy as Count Orlok in Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (F. W. Murnau; 1922).