The Werewolf Timeline 1900-2000

werewolf timeline

1900

  • 1920: The "Werewolf of Ch√Ęteauneuf" was a man from France who was put on trial in 1920 on charges of being a werewolf. According to the charges against him, he was accused of committing a series of murders while in the form of a wolf. His case is an example of the way that the werewolf myth was used to explain and punish criminal behavior during the early modern period.

  • 1957: "The Werewolf" is a 1957 horror film about a man who transforms into a werewolf after being bitten by one. The film is notable for its use of makeup and special effects to depict the transformation, which were innovative for the time. It has since become a cult classic and has inspired numerous other werewolf films and TV shows.

  • 1981: "An American Werewolf in London" is a 1981 horror comedy film about two American tourists who are attacked by a werewolf while traveling in England. The film is notable for its use of practical special effects to depict the werewolf transformation, which were groundbreaking at the time. It has since become a classic of the horror genre and has spawned a sequel and a reboot.

  • 1985: "The Howling" is a 1985 horror film about a journalist who is sent to cover a story at a retreat for victims of stress and discovers that the place is actually run by werewolves. The film is notable for its use of makeup and special effects to depict the werewolf transformation, which were highly realistic for the time. It has since become a cult classic and has inspired numerous other werewolf films and TV shows.

  • 1994: "Wolf" is a 1994 horror film about a man who is bitten by a wolf and begins to transform into a werewolf. The film is notable for its use of makeup and special effects to depict the transformation, which were highly realistic for the time. It has since become a classic of the horror genre and has inspired numerous other werewolf films and TV shows.