He’s just resting, waiting for a new life to come.
Bela Lugosi in The Wolf Man (1941)
In this movie, we’re told that a werewolf is a human being who becomes a wolf at certain times of the year … ‘when the wolf-bane blooms and the autumn moon is bright’, and the moon is never depicted in the film. This is the only one of the Universal series of Wolf Man films in which the full moon is never shown. In the sequel, the folklore is changed to when the moon is full and bright. (via)
Even a werewolf needs some grooming. Lon Chaney Jr. and Jack Pierce, The Wolf Man (1941).
When Larry Talbot and his father attend church in the village, the doorway and steps of the church looks more like that of a cathedral. In fact, it was a cathedral - part of the original set built for the legendary silent version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, which had starred Lon Chaney Jr.’s father, Lon Chaney, and which stood on the Universal back lot for over 20 years. (via)
Gentlemen, we are dealing with the undead.
Lugosi and Karloff, The Black Cat.