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I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  19 June 1957 (USA)
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A troubled teenager seeks help through hypnotherapy, but his evil doctor uses him for regression experiments that transform him into a rampaging werewolf.

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Cast

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Yvonne Fedderson ...
Arlene Logan (as Yvonne Lime)
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Charles Willcox ...
Jimmy (as Tony Marshall)
Dawn Richard ...
Barney Phillips ...
Detective Donovan
Ken Miller ...
Vic
Cynthia Chenault ...
Pearl (as Cindy Robbins)
Michael Rougas ...
Robert Griffin ...
Joseph Mell ...
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Eddie Marr ...
Vladimir Sokoloff ...
Louise Lewis ...
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A troubled teenager seeks help through hypnotherapy, but his evil doctor uses him for regression experiments that transform him into a rampaging werewolf. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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19 June 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blood of the Werewolf  »

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$82,000 (estimated)

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$2,000,000 (USA)
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American Internation Pictures rushed out a number of films similar to this in hopes of capitalizing on the success of I Was A Teenage Werewolf. Among them - I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957), How to Make a Monster (1958), and Blood of Dracula (1957). See more »

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Det. Sgt. Donovan: It's not for man to interfere in the ways of God.
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Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Blaine
Sung by Ken Miller (uncredited)
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Enjoyable camp classic.
16 January 2006 | by (Brentwood, USA) – See all my reviews

Memorable drive-in horror of the 50's is a golden oldie of the genre.

When teenage boy starts having anger issues, he begins to see a doctor, who is slowly turning him into a werewolf!

As delightfully hokey as it sounds, I Was a Teenage Wolf is a camp horror film that's really carried by its young star. Young Michael Landon makes for a tragic and heart-felt character. The supporting cast is decent enough, although their performances are a bit uneven. The makeup FX are dated, but they manage to be pretty good considering the era.

Over all, this one is for the B fans.

*** out of ****


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