Scream of the Wolf (1974)

USA, 16 January
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American horror television film directed by Dan Curtis.

Plot Summary

A retired big game hunter comes out of retirement to help a small town being menaced by a nocturnal predator that turns out to be a werewolf.


Directed by: Dan Curtis
© MCMLXXIV [1974] Metromedia Producers Corporation and Dan Curtis production
A Dan Curtis Productions, Inc. A Dan Curtis production in association with ABC
Executive Producer: Charles Fries
Produced by: Dan Curtis
Associate Producer: Robert Singer
Teleplay by: Richard Matheson
Based on a Story [The Hunter] by: David Case
Director of Photography: Paul Lohmann
Film Editor: Richard A. Harris
Music by: Robert Cobert
Recording Supervisor: Robert J. Litt
Wardrobe: Nat Tolmack
Makeup Artist: Mike Westmore
Hairstylist: Eve Newing
Special Effects: Roger George
Art Director: Walter Simon
Casting: Hoyt Bowers

Peter Graves [John Wetherby]
Clint Walker [Byron Douglas]
Jo Ann Pflug [Sandy Miller]
Philip Carey [Sheriff Vernon Bell]
Don Megowan
Brian Richards [Deputy Crane]
Lee Paul [student]
James Storm [boy]
Dean Smith [Lake]
Randy Kirby [Brian Hammond]
Vernon Weddle [newsman]
William Baldwin [reporter]
Orville Sherman [coroner]
Bonnie Van Dyke [girl]
Grant Owens [Deputy Bill]
Douglas Bungert [1st deputy]
Tom Dever [1st victim]
Chuck Hayward [2nd victim]
Kenneth Stimson [2nd deputy]

Alternative Titles

Le cri du loup – France
The Hunter – working title
L'ululato del lupo – Italy
Волчий вой – Russia



  • Cinefantastique vol.3 no.4 (Winter 1974) p.35 – credits, review


  • Cyborgs, Santa Claus and Satan: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films Made for Television by Fraser A. Sherman pp.213 – note
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis 341 – credits
  • Movies Made for Television: The Telefeature and the Mini-Series 1964-1979 by Alvin H. Marill pp.167-168 – credits, synopsis
  • by Walt Lee p.422 – credits
  • Richard Matheson on Screen: A History of the Filmed Works by Matthew R. Bradley pp.192-194 – illustrated credits, review
  • The Werewolf Filmography by Bryan Senn p.333 – credits, review
  • The World of Fantasy Films by Richard Myers p.158