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The Curse Of The Werewolf (1961)

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Curse of the Werewolf. UK quad poster. Courtesy of hammerhorrorposters.com

Curse of the Werewolf. UK quad poster. Courte

Also known as:

The Werewolf


Status: In Release

Category: Film

Release dates:
May 1, 1961 (UK - Theatrical)
June 7, 1961 (USA - Theatrical)

Genre: Gothic Horror

Language: English

Running time: 88 mins

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Written by: John Elder

Produced by: Anthony Hinds

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"Even the Innocent Girl Who Loved Him Was Not Safe ...Once the Full Moon Rose!"

Throughout his upbringing unnatural phenomena surrounded Leon. He is plagued with a terrible curse over which he exerc ises no control. During the full moon he changes into a ferocious beast initiating an orgy of indiscriminate killing. His love for Christina enables Leon to suppress his lycanthropic feelings until the engagement is broken off which precipitates a tragic conclusion.

Principal Photography: 12 September - 2 November 1960




19 Oct 2011, 5:51pm

Oliver Reed at his best. This is always in my top 5 werewolf movies!