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Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory (1961)

Lycanthropus (original title)
Approved | | Horror, Mystery | 5 June 1963 (USA)
At a girls' school, several students are murdered by a snarling, wolf-man-like creature. Suspicion falls upon a newly arrived teacher.


(as Richard Benson)


(US prints: as Julian Berry)

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Credited cast:
Carl Schell ...
Dr. Julian Olcott
Curt Lowens ...
Director Swift
Maurice Marsac ...
Sir Alfred Whiteman
Michela Roc ...
Sandy (as Maureen O'Connor)
Mary McNeeran ...
Mary Smith
Grace Neame ...
Leonor MacDonald
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Walter Jeoffrey (as Alan Collins)
Annie Steinert ...
Mrs. Sheena Whiteman
Joseph Mercier ...
Tommy the Porter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anne-Marie Avis ...
School Girl
Lucy Derleth ...
School Girl
Herbert Diamonds ...
Police Inspector
John Karlsen ...
Old Man
Martha Marker ...
School Girl


The new science teacher Dr. Julian Olcott with a mysterious past arrives in an institutional boarding school for troublemaker girls. Along the night, the intern Mary Smith, who is blackmailing another teacher - Sir Alfred Whiteman - with some love letters, is slaughtered by a werewolf. The detective in charge of the investigation attributes the crime to a wolf, while her mate Priscilla believes she was killed by Sir Alfred. On the next days, other deaths happen in the school, reducing the list of suspects. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Ghoul in a Girl's Dormitory  »

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Male lead Carl Schell was the younger brother of Maximilian Schell and Maria Schell. See more »


As the school teachers are examining Mary Wilson's dead body, her eyes move. See more »


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The Ghoul in School
Written by Marilyn Stewart, Frank Owens
Sung by Adam Keefe (uncredited)
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Good flick!
25 June 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory is one of those old drive in type movies which is actually a pretty good film. They acting is good by the cast but it seems like all of them were dubbed. This is a very unusual movie and the werewolf is different looking which he actually resembles the Werewolf of London of the Universal Monsters. Its amazing how some of the characters looked in the film. One actor had a bleach blonde hair style, another actor looked and acted like Walt Disney, the lead actress resembled Kim Cattrall, and the care taker looked like a ghoul without trying to be! Its just something I noticed. This film isn't bad at all. This is part of a double feature which the other on the tape is called Blood Creature which is also a good oldie! For horror and werewolf fans don't miss this one!

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