Cry of the Werewolf

Cry of the Werewolf, also known as Daughter of the Werewolf, is a 1944 American horror film starring Nina Foch, based on a story by Griffin Jay and directed by Henry Levin.[1]

Cry of the Werewolf
Theatrical Poster
Directed byHenry Levin
Produced byWallace MacDonald
Written byGriffin Jay
Screenplay byCharles O'Neal
Griffin Jay
Story byGriffin Jay
StarringNina Foch
Stephen Crane
Osa Massen
Music byMischa Bakaleinikoff
CinematographyL. William O'Connell
Edited byReg Browne
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • August 17, 1944 (1944-08-17) (USA)
Running time
63 minutes

Plot summary

A Romani princess descended from Marie LaTour has the ability to change into a wolf at will, just like her late mother. When she learns that Marie LaTour's tomb has been discovered, she decides to use her talent to kill everyone who knows the location, because it is a sacred secret that only her people are allowed to know.



This is often cited as the first film to have a female werewolf in it, but an early short silent called The Werewolf (the first werewolf film ever made) used that plot device in 1913. The 1913 film is now lost.[2][3]

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