Monster & Creature

Moon of the Wolf (1972)

Director: Daniel Petrie
Actors: David Janssen, Barbara Rush, Bradford Dillman, John Beradino, Geoffrey Lewis
Runtime: 75 min.

A woman is murdered on the Louisiana bayou and Sheriff Aaron Whitaker (David Janssen) is called in to investigate. Locals suspect everybody from the victim's boyfriend to wild dogs, but the sheriff slowly comes to believe that he's dealing with a werewolf.

Trivia: David Janssen starred as Dr. Richard Kimble in the 1960s TV series The Fugitive. Barbara Rush played Marsha Russell in the 1960s TV series, Peyton Place and Eudora Weldon in the 1980s show Flamingo Road. Bradford Dillman, won a best actor Palme d'Or along with Orson Welles and Dean Stockwell for the 1959 film Compulsion.