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Scream of the Wolf (1974)

A big-game hunter comes out of retirement to help track down a killer wolf, and begins to suspect that it isn't a wolf but an animal that can take human form.

Director:

Dan Curtis

Writers:

Richard Matheson (teleplay), David Case (story "The Hunter")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Graves ... John Wetherby
Clint Walker ... Byron Douglas
Jo Ann Pflug ... Sandy Miller
Philip Carey ... Sheriff Vernon Bell
Don Megowan ... Grant
Brian Richards Brian Richards ... Deputy Crane
Lee Paul Lee Paul ... Student
Jim Storm ... Boy (as James Storm)
Dean Smith ... Lake
Randy Kirby Randy Kirby ... Brian Hammond
Vernon Weddle Vernon Weddle ... Newsman
Bill Baldwin ... Reporter (as William Baldwin)
Orville Sherman ... Coroner
Bonnie Van Dyke Bonnie Van Dyke ... Girl
Grant Owens Grant Owens ... Deputy Bill
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A big-game hunter comes out of retirement to help track down a killer wolf, and begins to suspect that it isn't a wolf but an animal that can take human form. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Death comes out of the woods on four paws and returns on two feet. A beast? A human? Only the dead know.

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Horror | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hunter See more »

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Metromedia Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A "made-for-TV" movie. See more »

Goofs

At about 13 minutes into the movie, Byron says the Sheriff's name wrong. He calls him Bellus. The Sheriff's name is Bell. See more »

Quotes

Byron Douglas: Now don't you worry! I'm gonna take real good care of him!
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"Werewolf Killer" on the loose!
30 August 2015 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

A rural community is shaken by gruesome killings in the woods by what appears to be a werewolf (the tracks near the bodies shows four paw prints that soon become two, and then disappear); former hunter-turned-writer Peter Graves assists the local sheriff in unraveling the mystery. Not-bad TV-made thriller has interesting subjective camera-work along with the proverbial fog in the woods and snarling sound effects. Graves is solid, as usual, and has a few intense scenes with maniacal 'old friend' Clint Walker, but it's too bad writer Richard Matheson felt the need to cover all his bases plot-wise. The more explanations we get in the finale, the more ridiculous it all begins to seem. Director Dan Curtis also produced, in what appears to be a case for The Night Stalker. Robert Cobert is responsible for the erratic music score.


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