The Wolf Man

Continuity mistake: When Larry is taken home after being bitten by the werewolf, the door opens and Larry is seen staggering in. In the next shot, the door is seen opening again.

Continuity mistake: Early in the film, when the gypsy Bela becomes a wolf that attacks Jenny and bites Talbot, he is in true four-legged animal form, sans clothing. After being killed, his human corpse is wearing clothes although it is remarked that his feet are bare. Later, when Talbot transforms, he is a Wolf-Man, wearing clothes and walking on two legs.

Revealing mistake: When Larry is attacked by the werewolf, Bela, there are two shots when they are behind a tree, when he is actually fighting a man. (00:15:40)

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More mistakes in The Wolf Man

Trivia: In Curt Siodmak's original script for the film, whether or not Lawrence Talbot really underwent a physical transformation to a werewolf or if the transformation simply occurred in his mind was left ambiguous. The Wolf Man was never to appear onscreen.

Trivia: Even though Maria Ouspenskaya plays Bela Lugosi's mother in the movie, she was only 6 years older than him.

Trivia: The werewolf that attacks Larry is actually a dog that belonged to a security guard who worked at Universal Studios.

More trivia for The Wolf Man

Maleva: The way you walked was thorny, through no fault of your own, but as the rain enters the soil, the river enters the sea, so tears run to a predestined end. Your suffering is over, Bela my son. Now you will find peace.

Frank Andrews: I couldn't take my eyes off his walking stick.

Larry Talbot: It isn't a wolf... it's a werewolf.

More quotes from The Wolf Man

Question: At the time that this movie was made, nobody knew what made a werewolf, what could kill a werewolf, or when a werewolf would appear. Who decided that these things could happen?

Answer: Werewolves as a concept date back many years - this film originated many of the current conventions though, so the simple answer to your question is "the writers of this film". See the Wikipedia for more info - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werewolf.

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