"Would you let me interview you about She-Wolf of London?" I asked the always charming and ebullient June Lockhart.
"Yes!" she answered immediately.
"And, in preparation for the interview, can I get you to watch the movie?"
One Mississippi. Two Mississippi. Three Mississippi. Four Mississippi. Five Mississippi.
"...Yyyyes..." came the 21st-century-to-date's most hesitant acquiescence.
Well, who can blame her? Universal's monster movie makers weren’t exactly covering themselves with glory at the end of the studio's legendary 1931-46 cycle of fright flicks, and this tale of "werewolf attacks" in a turn-of-the-century London park is related with minimum novelty or quality. Twenty-year-old Lockhart stars as Phyllis Allenby, the last descendant of an aristocratic family that was once cursed by wolves, and begins to suspect that in her sleep, under the spell of the curse, she rises as a werewolf and terrorizes the foggy park.(read more...)