The Howling

It turns out that everyone in "The Colony", where Karen is sent to recuperate after her werewolf scare, is also a werewolf. Karen's husband (Bill) gets bitten, and in turn bites Karen during her harrowing escape. To warn people, Karen returns to her TV anchor job, turns into a werewolf on camera, and has her friend Chris kill her with a silver bullet. At a bar, some people watching TV have mixed reactions to Karen's transformation (some think it's real and some don't). A man orders a steak for a woman.. and it's Marsha (Eddie's sister) who survived the fire at The Colony...

Guy Holladay

Continuity mistake: When the two station reporters are showing Eddie's drawings to George Waggner, the drawings change position on the desk between shots. (00:16:00)

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Boy watching TV: Wow.
Mother's voice (offscreen): What are you kids watching?
Girl watching TV: The newslady's turned into a werewolf.

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Trivia: While giving a lecture at the Hollywood Scriptwriting Institute, director Joe Dante trash talked the novel "The Howling" on which the movie is based. One person in the audience raised his hand and asked, "So, you don't like the book, huh?" with Joe stating, "No, not really." The man responded that he was the one who wrote the novel. To Joe's surprise, the man in the audience was Gray Brandner, the author of "The Howling."

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Question: This question applies to both this movie and Howling 4. Was there some kind of hypnosis involved that made the husbands of the protagonist want to stay in the communities after they were bitten by a werewolf?

Answer: Whether it be dog or wolf, the primal instincts take over. Every creature, in nature, has an urge to seek out their own kind. When the husbands were bitten, they are consumed with the desire to hunt, kill and mate.

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