THE WOLF MAN

The Fox Film Corporation
Released: February 17, 1924

Featured cast: John Gilbert, Norma Shearer

Producer: William Fox
Director: Edmund Mortimer
Screenwriters: Frederick and Fanny Hatton
Source: the Reed Huestis story The Beast
Cinematographers: Michael Farley, Don Short

THEME

Drink makes a man act like a wild animal, so he leaves England, hides out in Canada, and abstains.

REVIEW

“Just a little program production that seems to start off as though it was going to be a real tale, but does flop before the finish and ends rather abruptly.”
- Variety, April 16, 1924