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The Werewolf of Washington (1973)

PG | | Comedy, Horror | October 1973 (USA)
A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack Whittier
Katalin Kallay ...
Giselle
Henry Ferrentino ...
Beal
Despo Diamantidou ...
Gypsy Woman (as Despo)
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Inspector
Nancy Andrews ...
Mrs. Margie Captree
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Attorney General
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President
Jack Waltzer ...
Appointments Secretary
Ben Yaffee ...
Mr. Captree
Jane House ...
Marion
Beeson Carroll ...
Commander Salmon
Jacqueline Brookes ...
Angela - Publisher
Barbara Spiegel ...
Hippie
Thurman Scott ...
Hippie (as Thurmon Scott)
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Storyline

A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a job as press assistant to the President. Then bodies start turning up in D.C. . . . Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Horror

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Trivia

Hosted by Elvira Mistress of the Dark on her show "Movie Macabre" on November 21st 1981. See more »

Goofs

At about the 47 minute mark, the werewolf bursts out of the darkness at center screen to attack the Hippy Chick in the phone booth. Unfortunately, the actor, as he mounts the stairs from the left seconds before to get into position, breaks out of the light shadow enough to distract from the 'boo' effect. See more »

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Jack Whittier: I think your father is a cross between Abraham Lincoln and Jesus Christ.
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References The Wolf Man (1941) See more »

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12 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Looking at the title, I was expecting some story about a New York politician that was preying on young women in Washington. There was a prostitute that was attacked, but she appeared to be a $100 hooker, and not a $4300 one.

Dean Stockwell ("Quantum Leap", Married to the Mob) must have been in dire need of a paycheck to do this film where he is sent to Budapest after an affair with the President's daughter (Jane House). He manages to get bit by a werewolf and comes back as Press Secretary. he keeps trying to quit, but the President (Biff McGuire) is just about the most clueless man I have ever seen. He kept trying to channel Nixon as he would state, "Let me make this perfectly clear."

They even managed to stick another Nixon quote in at the end: "You won't have Jack Whittier to kick around anymore."

As for the werewolf action, it was bloodless. He mainly pushed people down. I won't even call this a horror film; it more of a comedy.

And, what was going on with this little person in the White House basement conducting some weird experiments (Oscar nominated Michael Dunn)? I never did figure what that was about.


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