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Moon of the Wolf (1972)

Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 26 September 1972
After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

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Sheriff Aaron Whitaker
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Louise Rodanthe
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Andrew Rodanthe
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Dr. Druten
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Lawrence
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Tom Sr.
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Tom Jr. (as John Chandler)
Claudia McNeil ...
Sara
Paul R. DeVille ...
Hugh
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Sam
Robert Phillips ...
Deputy
Serena Sande ...
Nurse
George Sawaya ...
Attendant
Dick Crockett ...
Attendant
Sonny Klein ...
Harry
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After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

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Deadly secrets emerge from the shadows when the full moon rises!

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This movie was made in 1972, but the opening credits show the date as MCMLXII (1962) See more »

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Tom Gurmandy Jr.: Noo, what is, dork?
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.74 (2009) See more »

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Bad Moon on the rise...
1 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This made for TV movie, starring the late David Janssen and Barbara Rush is not bad. This movie was made in the early 1970's when the TV Movie of the Week was all the rage. Although this movie isn't as good as some of the other horror movies that were made for TV (such as Bad Ronald, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark and When Michael Calls,) it is interesting enough to hold the viewer's interest.

David Janssen was a good actor, and he's equally good here. My only complaint about this movie is that it drags in some spots. The werewolf make-up is ludicrous, but hey, what can you expect from an early 1970's t.v. movie? This movie reminded me a lot of The Night Stalker, starring the late, great Darren McGavin. If you are a fan of the Night Stalker, or Made for T.V. movies then you should enjoy this movie.


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