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She-Wolf of London -- In this elegantly eerie chiller, June Lockhart gives a standout performance as a desperate young heiress convinced that she's a werewolf responsible for a grizzly series of unsolved murders.


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George Bricker (screenplay)
Dwight V. Babcock (original story)
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Release Date:
17 May 1946 (USA) See more »
A woman whose hatred knew no bounds! See more »
A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Entertaining Mystery Movie but with neither Horror nor She-Wolf See more (34 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Don Porter ... Barry Lanfield

June Lockhart ... Phyllis Allenby
Sara Haden ... Martha Winthrop
Jan Wiley ... Carol Winthrop
Lloyd Corrigan ... Detective Latham
Dennis Hoey ... Inspector Pierce

Martin Kosleck ... Dwight Severn
Eily Malyon ... Hannah
Frederick Worlock ... Constable Ernie Hobbs (as Frederic Worlock)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Clara Blandick ... Mrs. McBroom (uncredited)
James Finlayson ... Constable With Hobbs and Latham (uncredited)
Olaf Hytten ... Constable Alfred (uncredited)
Warren Jackson ... Constable (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Constable (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Constable (uncredited)
David Thursby ... Constable Herbert (uncredited)
Joan Wells ... Phyllis - as a Child (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean Yarbrough 
Writing credits
George Bricker (screenplay)

Dwight V. Babcock (original story)

Produced by
Ben Pivar .... producer
Original Music by
William Lava (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Paul Landres 
Art Direction by
Abraham Grossman 
Jack Otterson 
Set Decoration by
Russell A. Gausman 
Leigh Smith 
Costume Design by
Vera West (gowns)
Makeup Department
Jack P. Pierce .... director of makeup
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ralph Slosser .... assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Bernard B. Brown .... sound director
Joe Lapis .... sound technician
Music Department
William Lava .... musical director
Frank Skinner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Raymond Kessler .... dialogue director
Crew verified as complete

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61 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Finland:K-7 (2004) | Finland:(Banned) (1947) | Germany:6 | UK:U | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #11426)

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Filming completed on Christmas Eve 1945.See more »


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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining Mystery Movie but with neither Horror nor She-Wolf, 20 November 2013
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In the turn of the century in London, the aristocratic lawyer Barry Lanfield (Don Porter) proposes to marry the heiress Phyllis Allenby (June Lockhart) and she accepts. Phyllis lives in the family manor with her "aunt" Martha Winthrop (Sara Haden), her pseudo-niece Carol Winthrop (Jan Wiley) and the housemaid Hannah (Eily Malyon).

Out of the blue, dreadful murders happen in a nearby park and Detective Latham (Eily Malyon) believes that they are victims of a werewolf or a she-wolf, but his superior Inspector Pierce (Dennis Hoey) says that they are victims of an animal. Meanwhile, Phyllis finds blood on her hands, and her shoes and clothing dirty and she believes that she may be killing people under the influence of a family curse. Who might be the serial-killer?

"She-Wolf of London" is an entertaining mystery movie but with neither horror nor she-wolf as the title suggests. The dramatic story is not bad but frustrates fans of horror movies. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "A Mulher-Lobo de Londres" ("The She-Wolf of London")

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