In Spain, Leon is born on Christmas day to a mute servant girl who was raped by a beggar. His mother dies giving birth and he is looked after by Don Alfredo. As a child Leon becomes a werewolf after having been taken hunting. As a young man, he works in a wine cellar and falls in love with the owner's daughter Cristina. One full moon, he again turns into a werewolf and terrifies the town. Written by
EVEN THOSE WHO LOVED HIM WERE NOT SAFE! (original print ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
In Spain was only released in Barcelona (Méliès Cinemes), 44 years later. The film was projected 7 days and only in subtitled version. See more
In Spain the Catholic innkeeper would have had a crucifix rather than a plain cross (and indeed his wife calls it a crucifix). The plain cross (without Jesus on it), such as was shown in the film, is used primarily by Protestants. See more
Referenced in The Howling