But it’s not the first time! The disappearance of a famous director’s skull from his tomb in Germany has happened before!
The loss of the head of F.W. Murnau
, the director of the 1922 silent vampire film “Nosferatu,” has authorities flummoxed, though it’s not the first time the director’s tomb has been disturbed. Indeed, Murnau is hardly the only victim of body snatching.
Murnau, who died in 1931, is interred in the Stahnsdorf South-Western Cemetery in a Berlin suburb. The burial ground is the resting place of a number of luminaries, from stage actor Gustav Kadelburg, interred right across the lane ...