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The Wolf Man

"His hideous howl a dirge of death!"
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DVD Features:

    Monster by Moonlight, an Original Documentary on the Making of The Wolf Man
  • Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: November 2, 1999
  • Originally Released: 1941
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono 2.0 - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary
    • Documentary
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Production Notes
    • Biographies: Cast & Crew

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
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Art Direction by
Produced by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"Even the man who is pure in heart
And says his prayers by night
May become a wolf when the wolf bane blooms
And the moon is pure and bright..."
  - Maleva (MARIA OUSPENSKAYA)

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh94%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 35

Upright80%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 10,343
...Innocent, and thus more tragic....Chaney's famous make-up job makes him suitably beastly... -- Rating: B+
Entertainment Weekly
Jan 13, 1995
The Wolf Man serves its horror straight. A very substantial cast undertakes to sell believably a tale of superstitious folklore. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
Apr 7, 2015
A stodgy Universal thriller from 1941, redeemed by a name-heavy cast and by Lon Chaney Jr.'s lumbering, affable performance in the title role. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Oct 8, 2008
Rating: B+ -- The original and only entry in the Wolf Man series that I truly like. Lon Chaney, Jr. was born to play the troubled Larry Talbot, a guy who gets bitten by a werewolf (Bela Lugosi) and openly laments his future as the hairiest man in Europe. Nicely done. Full Review
Movie Chambers
Oct 26, 2014
Rating: 3/4 -- Most horrifying is the potential inability to sway our own innately darker tendencies. Full Review
Projection Booth
Feb 13, 2010
The Wolf Man is a compactly-knit tale of its kind, with good direction and performances by an above par assemblage of players, but dubious entertainment. Full Review
Variety
Oct 8, 2008
Rating: 3/4 -- Chaney may appear to have had a bad run-in with a hair dryer, but he's still the definitive villain as tragic hero. Full Review
LarsenOnFilm
Feb 10, 2010

Description by OLDIES.com:

The original horror classic that introduced one of the screen's most infamous monsters! Lon Chaney, Jr. portrays Larry Talbot, who returns to his father's (Claude Rains) castle in Wales and meets a beautiful woman (Evelyn Ankers). One fateful night, Talbot escorts her to a local carnival where Jenny's fate is revealed by a mysterious gypsy fortune teller. The dreamlike atmospheres and elaborate settings combined with a chilling musical score make The Wolf Man a masterpiece not only of the genre, but for all time!

Product Description:

In this horror classic, Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney, Jr.) returns to his father's castle in Wales to join a beautiful woman (Evelyn Ankers). Talbot escorts her to a local carnival, where a gypsy fortune teller, Bela (Bela Lugosi), predicts the horrors that await and brings to light the curse of the wolf. Later, Bela, who already has transformed into part man/part wolf, attacks Larry to transform him as well.

Plot Synopsis:

After returning home to his English village, Larry Talbot gets attacked by a werewolf in the forest. Although he kills the beast, Larry realizes he has received a bite during the struggle -- a bite that passes along the monster's curse to him.
Maleva, the gypsy mother of the dead wolfman, comes to Larry's aid and tells him that he too will now transform into a werewolf each time there's a full moon. While the story sounds ridiculous to Larry, he starts to believe it once more brutal killings occur in the village.
Neither his father, Sir John Talbot, nor the woman Larry loves are willing to believe the truth... but soon they're forced to confront the nature of Larry's curse as well.

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Production Notes:

  • The creator of the Wolf Man franchise, writer Curt Siodmak, died on September 2, 2000, at the age of 98--at the time he was the oldest working member of the Writers Guild of America West and had just completed his memoirs.

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  • Sales Rank: 67,624
  • UPC: 025192033124
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