Cult Cinema Cavalcade
Legend of the Werewolf
Oct 14, 2019 · 1 hr 5 min
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A baby is brought up by wolves after they kill his parents. As a lad he is taken in by a second-rate travelling show, but one night when he is older he kills one of the troupe and runs away to Paris. Here he gets a job in a rundown zoo and falls for a girl who works in the local brothel. He resents her clients and whenever the moon is full gets extremely unpleasant about it.

Episode Guest: Russell McGee

Audio Editor at Big Finish Productions

Russell McGee has worked as a Sound Designer on several stories for Big Finish.

He currently works as the On-air Promotions Producer for WTIU, a PBS member station, in Bloomington. IN.

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Movie Info: Legend of the Werewolf

Synopsis: A travelling circus in 19th century France adopts and showcases a feral “wolf boy”, who grows into adulthood only to kill the one-man band. He runs off to Paris, where he develops a jealous, overprotective crush on a prostitute, leading him to attack her client, incurring a pursuit by a determined police surgeon.

Release date: April, 1975

Director: Freddie Francis

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Music composed by: Harry Robertson

Screenplay: Anthony Hinds

Produced By: Kevin Francis

Movie Poster: Legend of the Werewolf

Movie Rating: Legend of the Werewolf

  • Stay Home with the Family
  • Converted
  • Drinking the Kool-Aid

"It's got a lot of flaws. It's still a decent little horror film."

Russell McGee

"It's not bad but I don't see myself watching this again"


"I liked watching Peter Cushing do his thing. Proceed with Caution. It was lean, moved a bit, had some fun."

Brandon Peters
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