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La furia del Hombre Lobo (1972)

PG | | Horror | 7 February 1972 (Spain)
A man has had a werewolf curse cast upon him. If he doesn't get rid of it, he turns into a killer werewolf when the moon is full.

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(as J.M. Zabalza)

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(screenplay) (as Jacinto Molina Alvarez)
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Perla Cristal ...
Dr. Ilona Ellman / Eva Wolfstein
Verónica Luján ...
Karin (as Veronica Lujan)
Miguel de la Riva ...
Det. Wilhelm Kaufmann (as Michael Rivers)
José Marco ...
Merrill (as Jose Marco)
Francisco Amorós ...
Helmut Wolfstein (as Francisco Almoros)
Javier de Rivera ...
Detective (as Javier Rivera)
Ramón Lillo ...
Frederick (as Ramon Lillo)
Fabián Conde ...
Man at Castle (as Fabian Conde)
Pilar Zorrilla ...
Erika Daninsky (as Diana)
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Waldimar Daninsky, a lone survivor of a Tibetian expedition, returns home to find his wife has been unfaithful to him. Carrying the curse of the pentagram (or pentagon, as stated by the monk who nursed him back to health), the fury of the wolfman is unleashed! After disposing of his cheating spouse, he finds himself captive in a castle by a female mad scientist conducting mind control experiments. In a vein attempt at escape, he discovers the freaks left over from past experiments dwelling in the dungeons. Written by Humberto Amador

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The English dubbed copy of this film is part of the Public Domain on the U.S. territory. See more »

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Followed by Curse of the Devil (1973) See more »

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Toccata in D
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Ridiculous third outing based on the mythic Wolfman Waldemar Daninsky always played by the great Paul Naschy
18 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

Inferior entry about Werewolf with the unforgettable Waldemar Daninsky-Jacinto Molina , under pseudonym Paul Naschy . The king of Spanish terror cinema as immortal Wolfman Waldemar Daninsky in this lousy entry . Third time in which Waldemar stricken by ancient curse that turns into Werewolf at the full moon . Waldemar , the notorious adventurer scientist joins a journey accompanied by friends , all of them to find the mythic Yeti in the Himalayas . Paul Naschy is transformed into a werewolf when an annoyed Yeti attacks and bite him . While on the expedition , with the crew who accompanied him disappeared . Daninsky looks desperately for a cure as he has had a werewolf curse cast upon him . If he doesn't get rid of it, he turns into a killer werewolf when the moon is full . He finds out that the pentagram mark on his chest might function as a sign of what ails him , and Daninsky asks for help to fellow scientific , Dr. Ilona (Perla Cristal as mad she-doctor ) and famous for her innovative experiments in the control of the human mind . Later on , Waldemar learns through an unnamed source that his spouse , Erika( Zorrilla) is having an affair with another man . What he doesn't know is that the couple are secretly scheming to murder him , tampering with the brakes causing a car crash when his vehicle to hit a tree . While not dead, Daninsky seeks the help of Ilona , who will exploit his unfortunate lycanthrope condition for her own experiments on the human brain . Then , Daninsky escapes and accidentally electrocutes himself on a fallen power line . Ilona will later dig up his undead corpse , forcing him to do her will , with assistant-student Karen (Verónica Luján) resisting her teacher's philosophies falling for the victimized Daninsky . Waldemar is locked into Ilona's castle, a place where many crazy patients are held in chains. Meantime , Karen's boyfriend, journalist Williams (Miguel De la Riva) will unite forces with detective Miller to discover the one responsible for the rash of killings and werewolf attacks plaguing the community . While Waldemar goes on a murderous rampage every time the moon is full and unleashing the werewolf from his chains to terrorize innocents round abouts .

Continental Europe's biggest horror star again with his classic character and horrifying to viewer . Jacinto Molina Aka Paul Naschy ,who recently passed away, was actor,screenwriter and director of various film about the personage based on fictitious character, the Polish count Waldemar Daninsky . The first entry about Waldemar was ¨The mark of the Wolfman (1967)¨ by Enrique Eguiluz , it was such a box office hit that Jacinto went on filming successive outings as ¨Night of Walpurgis¨, ¨Fury of the Wolfman¨ , ¨Doctor Jekill and the Wolfman¨ , and once again¨The return of the Walpurgis¨, ¨Howl of the devil¨. After ¨The craving¨ it was such a box office disaster that Jacinto was bankrupt. He was forced to turn to Japan for making artist documentaries, as he filmed 'Madrid Royal Palace and Museum of Prado' and he gets financing from Japanese producers for ¨The human beasts¨, the first co-production Spanish-Japan and followed ¨The beast and the magic sword(1982)¨ that is filmed in Japan and for the umpteenth time ¨Licantropo(1998) and finally even directed by Fred Olen Ray in ¨Tomb of the Werewolf(2004) with Michelle Bauer.

It's a B series entertainment with abundant sensationalistic scenes and a Naif style and plenty of flaws and gaps .The movie has a bit of ridiculous gore with loads of blood similar to tomato and is occasionally an engaging horror movie full of fights, curses, and several other things. This time Paul Nashy/Jacinto Molina exhibits little breast but he was a weightlifting champion. Here Waldemar takes on a mad doctor , freaks and a werewolf in some moving fighting scenes. Pretty slow going, but hang in there for the struggle Daninsky versus another she-wolf . Very bad cinematography by Leopoldo Villaseñor is accompanied by a lousy remastering . Filmed in Manzanares and Navacerrada, Madrid and Talamanca De Jarama, location in which were shot most part these horror movies. Eerie and atmospheric musical score by Angel Arteaga, saga's usual .The motion picture written by Naschy is absurdly directed by Jose Maria Zabalza and regularly played by Jacinto Molina , a slick craftsman and mediocre actor . The flick will appeal to Paul Naschy fans and terror genre enthusiast.


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