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Uniform Title Wolf man (Motion picture)
Title The Wolf man / a Universal Picture ; screenplay by Curt Siodmak ; directed by George Waggner.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD WOLF MAN DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (70 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Universal legacy series.
Universal legacy series.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono., dual-layer. (Disc 2, special features: various aspect ratio presentations.)
Note Title from container.
Cast Lon Chaney, Jr., Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles, Bela Lugosi, Maria Ouspenskaya, Evelyn Ankers, J.M. Kerrigan, Fay Helm, Forrester Harvey.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Upon the death of his brother, Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a gypsy camp with Jenny, a village girl, he is attacked by Bela, a gypsy who has turned into a werewolf. Talbot 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. Talbot confesses his plight to his unbelieving father, Sir John, who then joins the villagers in a hunt for the wolf. Talbot, transformed by the full moon, heads for the forest and a fateful meeting with both Sir John.
Note Special features: Disc 1: "Monster by moonlight:" documentary on the making of the film; "The Wolf man archives:" originally publicity materials, including posters, lobby cards and photos; trailer gallery; feature commentary with film historian Tom Weaver. Disc 2: "The Wolf man: from ancient curse to modern myth:" explore the mythology of werewolves throughout time; "Pure in heart: the life and legacy of Lon Chaney Jr.:" a tribute to the film career of Lon Chaney Jr. ; "He who made monsters: the life and art of Jack Pierce:" a tribute to legendary make-up artist Jack Pierce; "Universal horror:" documentary narrated by Kenneth Branagh, takes you on a fascinating journey through the making of the most memorable monster films of all time. (Features are not rated, not all subtitled, may be either color or black & white.)
Language English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Werewolves -- Wales -- Drama.
Romanies -- Wales -- Drama.
Moon -- Phases -- Drama.
Villages -- Wales -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Wales -- Drama.
Genre/Form Werewolf films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Added Author Siodmak, Curt, 1902-2000.
Waggner, George, 1894-1984.
Chaney, Lon, Jr., 1906-1973.
Rains, Claude, 1889-1967.
William, Warren, 1895-1948.
Bellamy, Ralph, 1904-1991.
Knowles, Patric, 1911-1995.
Lugosi, Bela, 1882-1956.
Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949.
Ankers, Evelyn, 1918-1985.
Kerrigan, J. M. (Joseph M.), 1884-1964.
Helm, Fay.
Harvey, Forrester, 1884-1945.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 025192049033
Music No. 61112347 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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