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The Werewolf (1956)

Approved | | Sci-Fi, Horror | July 1956 (USA)
Two scientists come across an auto accident, and find an unconscious man in the wreck. They take him back to their lab and inject him with a serum they have been working with. Unfortunately... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Don Megowan ...
Sheriff Jack Haines
Joyce Holden ...
Amy Standish
Eleanore Tanin ...
Mrs. Helen Marsh
Kim Charney ...
Chris Marsh
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Deputy Ben Clovey
Larry J. Blake ...
Hank Durgis
Ken Christy ...
Dr. Jonas Gilcrist
James Gavin ...
Mack Fanning
S. John Launer ...
Dr. Emery Forrest
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Dr. Morgan Chambers (as George M. Lynn)
George Cisar ...
Hoxie
Steven Ritch ...
The Werewolf
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Two scientists come across an auto accident, and find an unconscious man in the wreck. They take him back to their lab and inject him with a serum they have been working with. Unfortunately, the serum has the effect of turning the man into a murderous werewolf. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Scientists turn men into beasts! See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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Trivia

When first released, this movie played as the bottom half of a double bill with Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956). See more »

Goofs

Just as the werewolf grabs the meat bait from the rock and right before stepping in the trap, the shadow of a crew member passes over the werewolf's right side from behind the camera, on the left of the screen. See more »

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Sheriff Jack Haines: Doctors try to save people. The Law doesn't always have a choice.
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A Pleasant Surprise For Horror Buffs
9 October 2003 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

This is quite a good low budget film with a new twist to the werewolf story. There is nothing supernatural here. Forget the wolfbane and the silver bullets. Steven Ritch has the lead role and does a splendid job, making the monster even more sympathetic than the long suffering Larry Talbot of the Universal Wolfman flicks. His character, Duncan Marsh, appears in a mountain town having no memory of who he is or how he got there. Leaving a tavern, he is followed by a man who intends to rob him. The man pulls him into an alley and the werewolf claims his first victim. The story plays well the rest of the way. We find out that Duncan Marsh's condition is brought on by two doctors who use him as a test subject while treating him for injuries sustained in a car accident. A supporting cast of unknowns do a decent job of being believable. Elenore Tanin is especially effective as Duncan Marsh's wife. The Big Bear Lake locations give the film a lot of help.


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