Werewolves (Greatest Movie Monsters) (Paperback)

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In 1913, Universal Studios released a silent film, The Werewolf, based on an 1898 short story about Native Canadian wolf-humans who terrorized white settlers. This movie is believed to be the first to draw from werewolf lore. Since then, films have taken various approaches to lycanthropes, or werewolves. This absorbing narrative examines people's fascination with werewolves in movies, television series, and literature. Besides werewolf myths, readers consider the special effects, makeup, acting, and impact of major werewolf productions, from the Hollywood monster classic The Wolf Man (1941) to the Twilight and Harry Potter movies and beyond.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781499435238
ISBN-10: 1499435231
Publisher: Rosen Central
Publication Date: July 30th, 2015
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Greatest Movie Monsters