Lon Chaney,Jr. made a name for himself with this classic from Universal. Here he plays Larry Talbot, who returns to his family home after being away for many years in order to run the estate.
Claude Rains is his father and the lovely Evelyn Ankers is the woman he meets in the small village in which he shops in.
After being bitten by a werewolf as it attacks and kills a young woman he finds himself cursed to also become a wolf, when the full moon is out.
This film was so successful that it spawned one direct sequel, "Frankenstein Meets The Wolfman" and had spawned hundreds of imitations over the last 73 years.
This is THE classic werewolf film, and one not to be missed by any true horror fan. The rest of the cast included Bela Lugosi, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy, Patrick Knowles and Maria Ouspenskaya.