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Cry of the Werewolf (1944)

Unrated | | Horror | 17 August 1944 (USA)
Young woman raised by gypsies is actually daughter of a werewolf. She starts killing those who know about her.

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Young woman raised by gypsies is actually daughter of a werewolf. She starts killing those who know about her.

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As a woman she wanted LOVE! As a werewolf she wanted BLOOD! See more »

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In order to get the wolf to snarl and gnash it's teeth for the camera, a clearly visible rubber band was placed around it's upper jaw and snout. It is most easily seen in the footage running behind the opening credits. See more »

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References The Wolf Man (1941) See more »

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Not a bad film...........
10 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film precisely due to the reasons that another reviewer DIDN"T! It was interesting to have a woman as a werewolf, there was no werewolf costume used, and there was an element of mystery in the proceedings.

I enjoyed the Val Lewton-ish scene in the mortuary basement where the hero is being stalked by the werewolf!

I myself am glad that the werewolf transformation scene was done in shadow (the Val Lewton touch), as the special effects of the time were far removed from today's slick computer-created animations. Anything other than the way it was done would've looked SILLY.

A nifty, seldom-seen film! Norm

(PS. Hull's makeup looks MUCH more "wolfish" than Cheney Jr's!).


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