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The Wolf Man (1941) was a Horror - Black-and-white Film directed by George Waggner and produced by Jack J. Gross and George Waggner.

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The Wolf Man (1941)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 31, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Even a man who is pure in heart, and says his prayers by night; May become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright. Universal had an impressive catalogue of horror films during the 30s and 40s that integrated gothic and science fiction themes into stories such as Frankenstein, ... Read full article


The Wolf Man (1941)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 31, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Even a man who is pure in heart, and says his prayers by night; May become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright. Universal had an impressive catalogue of horror films during the 30s and 40s that integrated gothic and science fiction themes into stories such as Frankenstein, ... Read full article


Monster Mayhem! It's Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

By Rick29 on Oct 9, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Bela Lugosi as the Monster. The surprising popularity of 1942's The Ghost of Frankenstein (not one of my faves) left Universal Studios in a quandary. It wanted to make a sequel, but its staff writers felt that the Frankenstein Monster had nowhere to go. Desperation sometimes results in inspiration ... Read full article


Monster Mayhem! It's Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

By Rick29 on Oct 9, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Bela Lugosi as the Monster. The surprising popularity of 1942's The Ghost of Frankenstein (not one of my faves) left Universal Studios in a quandary. It wanted to make a sequel, but its staff writers felt that the Frankenstein Monster had nowhere to go. Desperation sometimes results in inspiration ... Read full article


FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN ( 1943 )

By Theresa Brown on Oct 29, 2015 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch

I believe in monsters. Don?t you? If they didn?t exist, how could Universal Pictures be able to feature them as a hallmark of their brand? Why, in this blogathon alone there are several entries covering monsters. If you click on The Universal Blogathon banner you will find those entries and many ot... Read full article


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Universal, lacking a theater chain, had planned to market the film as part of a double bill (with The Mad Doctor of Market Street) but feared that the public would avoid an all-horror bill after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Larry had been away 18 years working on Mt. Wilson Observatory in California.
"Even a man who is pure at heart, and says his prayers by night, may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright." This quote has been listed in some sources as an authentic Gypsy or Eastern European folk saying. Writer Curt Siodmak admits that he simply made it up. Nonetheless, the rhyme would be recited in every future Universal film appearance of the Wolf Man, and would also be quoted in Van Helsing. (Albeit, slightly modified, "The moon is shining bright." rather than "The autumn moon is bright.")
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