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Curse turns a handsome prince into a werewolf at night. A princess tries to help him, while his enemies plot to take his throne.

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Orsini
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Merry Anders ...
Sybil
Dayton Lummis ...
Roderick
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Charles Wagenheim ...
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Sometime in the Middle Ages. The young duke Eduardo, heir to the throne, is cursed. Every night he changes into a horrible looking monster. An alchemist, killed by Eduardos father, is responsible for this curse. Only a woman who loves Eduardo can overcome it. But Eduardos fiance Althea suffers a shock when she sees him as the monster. Eduardos brother, Prince Bruno, who has also ambitions to follow his father on the throne, stirs up the villagers to kill Eduardo. Then, one night, the mob catches Eduardo... Written by Andreas Pieper <piepean@uni-muenster.de>

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Calling Lon Chaney!
4 August 2007 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Little-seen American-made rewrite of the classic fable is an awesomely awful 'family film' set in Italy. The beautiful daughter of the Count of Sardi is all set to marry a vacuous Prince Charming, but he has inherited an ancient curse which turns him into a werewolf every nightfall. Bad films can be a lot of fun, but this one is just sad. Paltry production values, pitiful make-up effects, amateurish cast including Joyce Taylor, Mark Damon and Edward Franz, terrible script and direction. Stick with the 1946 French version by Jean Cocteau. Heck, even Disney's animated bombast is preferable to this! NO STARS from ****


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