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8 December 1962 (USA) See more »
Curse turns a handsome prince into a werewolf at night. A princess tries to help him, while his enemies plot to take his throne. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Joyce Taylor ... Althea
Mark Damon ... Eduardo

Eduard Franz ... Orsini

Michael Pate ... Bruno
Merry Anders ... Sybil
Dayton Lummis ... Roderick
Walter Burke ... Grimaldi
Alexander Lockwood ... Man

Meg Wyllie ... Woman
Charles Wagenheim ... Mario
Herman Rudin ... Pasquale
Jon Silo ... Benito

Directed by
Edward L. Cahn 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
George Bruce  screenplay
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont  fairy tale
Orville H. Hampton  screenplay

Produced by
Robert E. Kent .... producer
Original Music by
Hugo Friedhofer 
Cinematography by
Gilbert Warrenton 
Film Editing by
Robert Carlisle 
Casting by
Ralph Acton 
Art Direction by
Franz Bachelin 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman 
Costume Design by
Jerry Bos 
Sabine Manela 
Makeup Department
Jack P. Pierce .... makeup artist
Ernie Young .... makeup artist
Production Management
Ben Hersh .... production supervisor
Joseph Small .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herbert S. Greene .... assistant director
Art Department
Max Frankel .... property master
Sound Department
Fred Lau .... sound
Music Department
Emil Newman .... musical director
Lloyd Young .... music editor
Emil Newman .... composer: additional music (uncredited)

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77 min
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Legendary make-up man Jack P. Pierce's final film.See more »
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1 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Horrible, 26 June 2003
Author: Trashbag from Wauconda, Illinois

Talyor the Beauty and Damon the Beast in this terrible ripoff. It would be better off if this film was not filmed at all, or if it was flushed down the can. Mark Damon's acting was horrible, and the soundtrack sounded like a chainsaw. But I'll give it 1(half)out of 10, because I feel sorry for it.

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