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Howling IV: The Original Nightmare
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Director:
Writers:
Gary Brandner (novels)
Clive Turner (story)
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Release Date:
November 1988 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A terrifying journey into the gaping jaws of death...
Plot:
A successful author moves to a new town after suffering a mental breakdown and is tormented by demons and werewolves. Full summary » | Add synopsis »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Romy Windsor ... Marie

Michael T. Weiss ... Richard Adams

Antony Hamilton ... Tom

Susanne Severeid ... Janice
Lamya Derval ... Eleanor
Norman Anstey ... Sheriff
Kate Edwards ... Mrs. Ormstead
Dennis Folbigge ... Dr. Coombes
Anthony James ... Father Camefron
Dale Cutts ... Dr. Heinemann
Clive Turner ... Tow Truck Driver
Megan Kruskal ... Sister Ruth
Denis Smith ... Mr. Ormstead
Greg Latter ... John (as Gregg Latter)
Maxine John ... Paula
Hugh Jobling ... Mr. Duncan
Megan Davies ... Mrs. Duncan
Diana Tilden-Davis ... Municipal Clerk (as Diana Tilldon-Davis)
Tullio Moneta ... Villager #1 (as Tulio Moneta)
Ralph Draper ... Villager #2
Beryl Gresak ... Villager #3

Bill Forsche ... Werewolf #1 (as Bull Forsche)
Peter Ware ... Werewolf #2

Directed by
John Hough 
Clive Turner (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Gary Brandner (novels "The Howling I, II & III")

Clive Turner (story)

Clive Turner (screenplay) and
Freddie Rowe (screenplay)

Produced by
Harvey Goldsmith .... executive producer: Allied Vision
Steven A. Lane .... executive producer
Avi Lerner .... executive producer
Robert Pringle .... executive producer
Edward Simons .... executive producer: Allied Vision
Harry Alan Towers .... producer
Clive Turner .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
David George 
 
Cinematography by
Godfrey A. Godar 
 
Film Editing by
Mac Errington  (as Malcolm Burns-Errington)
Claudia Finkle 
 
Casting by
Donald Paul Pemrick 
Gianna Pisanello 
 
Production Design by
Robert Jenkinson  (as Robbie Jenkinson)
 
Makeup Department
Anni Bartels .... key makeup artist
Bill Forsche .... special makeup effects artist
Adam Hill .... special makeup effects moldmaker/body impressions: XFX
Steve Johnson .... special makeup effects
Leonard MacDonald .... special makeup effects
Mary Reid .... hair stylist
Katherine Van Rensburg .... assistant makeup artist
Scott Wheeler .... makeup effects technician
Bruce Zahlava .... special makeup effects
 
Production Management
Danny Lerner .... production manager
John Stodel .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Douglas McFarlane .... second assistant director
Mark Newman .... first assistant director
Cedric Sundstrom .... first assistant director
Cedric Sundstrom .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Jack Attfield .... construction manager
Tracey Collis .... set dresser
Daryn Jose .... set dresser
Bruce Kernick .... sketch artist
Drew Lindsay .... property master
 
Sound Department
Brian Frost .... sound editor
Dieter Keck .... boom operator
Colin McFarlane .... sound engineer
Felix Meyburgh Jr. .... sound effects editor (as Felix Mybergh)
T.A. Moore Jr. .... re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Bill Barschdorf .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Adam Behr .... animatronic puppeteer
Nick Benson .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Kristina Birkmayer .... production coordinator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Roberto dePalma .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Mannie Ferreira .... special effects
Eric Fiedler .... first technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Bill Forsche .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Susan Gelb .... production manager: second unit special effects
Chris Goehe .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Noel Henry .... special effects supervisor
Adam Hill .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Michael Hosch .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Steve Johnson .... special makeup effects designer and creator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Leonard MacDonald .... special makeup effects crew: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Michael Maddi .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Scott Pierce .... special effects makeup
Scott Pierce .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Richard Ruiz .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Tony Rupprecht .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Mark Siegel .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Dawie van Heerden .... pyrotechnics coordinator
Scott Wheeler .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Alison Wright .... special makeup effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Bruce Zahlava .... special makeup effects crew: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
 
Visual Effects by
Lou Weinert .... first camera assistant: second unit special effects
Howard Wexler .... director of photography: second unit special effects
 
Stunts
Carmen Babnick .... stunts
Thys Du Plooy .... stunts
Reo Ruiters .... stunt coordinator
Ashley Waldorf .... action vehicle coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robbie Botha .... still photographer
Jacob Bukman .... key grip
Trevor Coop .... camera operator
Vinca Cox .... clapper loader
Vincent De Jager .... focus puller: second camera
Justin Fouche .... focus puller
Chris Haarhoff .... Steadicam operator
Beth Kolver .... clapper loader
Sheri Langer .... still photographer
Trevor Lyle .... gaffer
Simon Mabaso .... grip
Nathan Makobane .... electrician
Benjamin Mosemane .... electrician
Abey Moshapo .... grip (as Abe Mashapo)
Owen Prumm .... best boy
Andrzej Sawa .... still photographer
Hoffie Scholtz .... key grip
Elliot Sewape .... best boy
Albert Shavuri .... grip
Rene Smith .... second assistant camera
Robin Wilter .... gaffer
Mel Cannon .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elaine Downing .... wardrober
 
Editorial Department
Mags Burger .... assistant editor
Mary Ann Marks .... assistant editor
Natalie Mathews .... assistant editor
Sally Smart .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Justin Sholk .... location manager
 
Music Department
Barrie Guard .... composer: additional music
Katherine Quittner .... music editor
Katherine Quittner .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Brandon Bregman .... transportation chief
 
Other crew
Leighton Oosthuisen .... animal trainer
Vania Phitidis .... production coordinator
Danielle Stevens .... continuity
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
94 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-18 (uncut) (2004) | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1989) | Germany:16 (re-rating) (2012) | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:18 | Singapore:M18 | Sweden:18 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #29397) | West Germany:18 (original rating)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
While on the opening credits it says "Based on the novels The Howling I, II and III by Gary Brandner", on the poster it says "Based on the book Howling by Gary Brandner", this is more accurate since the film is a closer adaptation of the first book by Brandner.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The exterior of the house shows it is a single story house, but the interior is too big to fit in the exterior shown.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Winter RainSee more »

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