Cinema: Werewolves

Nothing is less appetizing than last year's ghoulash. Dracula and Frankenstein were fun the first time—and were still fun in later films, when they met each other, their own progeny, and mates worse than death. But in the '40s and '50s, the customers got bored with movies that cried werewolf, got fascinated with atomic-age monsters like The Blob, The Thing, The Great Green Og, and a colossal purple caterpillar filled with green radioactive goo. In the '60s, the fashion in fright has become eclectic: mad scientists, mole people, teen-aged werewolves and creatures from...

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