The REAL Corpse Bride

Beyond fiction, this is the story of the REAL Corpse Bride. In 1930, Carl Tanzler, who also went by Count Carl von Cosel, was a X-ray technician and inventor who developed an obsession for a young tuberculosis patient, Elena "Helen" Milagro de Hoyos. His love for her would carry on past her death, leading him to abscond with her corpse and turn her into a very REAL corpse bride.