Werewolf of London (1935) – Episode 69

Werewolf of London (1935)

 

Welcome to today’s show, Werewolf of London (1935), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this show is completely free and independent. All I ask is that you jump over to iTunes and give me a review.

Today’s movie is Werewolf of London (1935). I believe it is the first sound werewolf movie.

ACTORS

Henry Hull played the role of Dr. Glendon and one of the werewolves, the werewolf of London. We recently covered the great actor Henry Hull in Episode 67 – The Buccaneer (1958). Hull refused to use the heavy werewolf makeup in Werewolf of London (1935) that became the standard for later werewolf films.

Warner Oland played the role of Dr. Yogami and was the other werewolf. Born is Sweden in 1879, he moved to the US in 1892. In …

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Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) – Episode 63

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this show is completely free and independent. All I ask is that you jump over to and give me a review. Today’s movie is Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). The Creature, AKA the Gill Man was part of the second generation of Universal Studios classic movie monsters. This movie was filmed at the height of the cold war and the creature faced the same issue with alienation that would continue to grow in the aftermath of the Cold War.

As a monster the Gill Man was a little more complex than others. He didn’t seem to be evil and fought after he was attacked. This movie was directed by Universal’s Jack Arnold who made among other films It Came from Outer Space (1953), Creature …

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