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09/16/2011 02:23 pm ET | Updated Nov 16, 2011

Nicolas Cage As 1870s Vampire Photo On Ebay (PHOTO)

In his next film, Nicolas Cage plays an undead renegade who gave his soul to fight the son of the devil. Perhaps it wasn't such a stretch?

The prolific movie star is being used as a hook to sell this old photo of a Tennessee man, from the Thanatos Archives. It's up for auction on eBay with a "Buy It Now" price of $1,000,000, which may actually be a steal if the man is actually Cage, caught in the flesh.

Here's the description:

Original c.1870 carte de visite showing a man who looks exactly like Nick Cage. Personally, I believe it's him and that he is some sort of walking undead / vampire, et cetera, who quickens / reinvents himself once every 75 years or so. 150 years from now, he might be a politician, the leader of a cult, or a talk show host.

The listing also includes a link to an article that identifies the photographer as Lt. Robert M. Smith, a Confederate prisoner of war photographer.

Of course, this is only the second weirdest story concerning Cage to come out this week; after all, even vampires don't do things like break into peoples' homes and eat fudgesicles.

If you're feeling lucky, or wildly wealthy, click over to eBay to register a bid.

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