His hideous howl a dirge of death!


The Wolfman
1941 | B&W | 70 Min | 1:37:1 | NR | Horror| Mono | Universal Pictures
Director: George Waggner

Writer: Curt Siodmak

Stars:
Claude Rains
Lon Chaney Jr.

Upon the death of his brother, Larry Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a gypsy camp with village girl Jenny Williams, who is attacked by Bela, a gypsy who has turned into a werewolf. Larry kills the werewolf but is bitten during the fight. Bela's mother tells him that this will cause him to become a werewolf at each full moon. Larry confesses his plight to his unbelieving father, Sir John, who then joins the villagers in a hunt for the wolf. Larry, transformed by the full moon, heads for the forest and a fateful meeting with both Sir John and Gwen.

Comments

  1. Now THIS is a classic! I remember watching it on TV when I was a kid.

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  2. A favorite of mine. Chaney is great fun.

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