I Was A Teenage Werewolf (1957)
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A troubled teenager seeks help through hypnotherapy, but his evil doctor uses him for regression experiments that transform him into a rampaging werewolf.
The most amazing motion picture of our time!
Also Known As:
Blood of the Werewolf
Title: I Was A Teenage Werewolf
Release Date: June 19, 1957
Runtime: 76 mins
All Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi
Colors: Black and White
IMDB Rating: 4.1
Buried.com Rating: 5.1 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With I
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Gene Fowler Jr.
Michael Landon ...Tony Rivers (The Teenage Werewolf)
yvonne Fedderson ...Arlene Logan (as yvonne Lime)
Whit Bissell ...Dr. Alfred Brandon
Tony Marshall ...Jimmy
Dawn Richard ...Theresa
Barney Phillips ...Det. Sgt. Donovan
Ken Miller ...Vic (the bongo player)
Cynthia Chenault ...Pearl, Vic's Girl (as Cindy Robbins)
Michael Rougas ...Frank
Robert Griffin ...Police Chief P.F. Baker
Joseph Mell ...Dr. Hugo Wagner (Brandon's assistant)
Malcolm Atterbury ...Charles Rivers
Eddie Marr ...Doyle
Vladimir Sokoloff ...Pepe the Janitor
Louise Lewis ...Principal Ferguson
S. John Launer ...Bill Logan (as John Launer)
Guy Williams ...Officer Chris Stanley
Dorothy Crehan ...Mrs. Mary Logan
Larry Carr ...Diving guy
Herman Cohen ...Man with crime scene photos
Steve Conte ...
Elaine DuPont ...
Patricia Merlin ...Miss Johnson, the gym teacher
"Eeny Meeny Miney Moe"
More Movie Taglines:
- The most amazing motion picture of our time!
- Explosive! Amazing! Terrifying! You won't believe your eyes!
- Dr Hugo Wagner: But you're sacrificing a human life! Dr Alfred Brandon: Do you cry over a guinea pig? This boy is a free police case. We're probably saving him from the gas chamber. Dr Hugo Wagner: But the boy is so young, the transformation horrible - Dr Alfred Brandon: And you call yourself a scientist! That's why you've never been more than an assistant.
Det. Sgt. Donovan: It's not for man to interfere in the ways of God.
Dr Alfred Brandon: I'm going to TRANSFORM him, and unleash the savage instincts that lie hidden within... and then I'll be judged the benefactor. Mankind is on the verge of destroying itself. The only hope for the human race is to hurl it back into its primitive norm, to start all over again. What's one life compared to such a triumph?
Bill Logan: You've gotta *bow* to authority!
- American International Pictures released this on a double bill with Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957) with the tag line "We DARE You To See The Most Amazing Pictures of Our Time!"
One of the most successful films ever released by American Internation Pictures.
This was the film that came up with the popular title motif "I Was A *incert noun here*." Numerous films, songs, and books have paid homage to this film through their titles alone.
American Internation Pictures rushed out a number of films similar to this in hopes of capitalizing on the success of I Was A Teenage Werewolf. Among them - I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957), How to Make a Monster (1958), and Blood of Dracula (1957).
Guy Williams (Officer Stanley) would reunite with Michael Landon on several episodes of "Bonanza" (1959) as his cousin Will.
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