Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Question: In the 1941 movie "The Wolfman", the poem about werewolves ends with "And the Autumn moon is bright." In this movie, why was it changed to "And the moon is full and bright"?

Answer: It was more folklore than an actual poem. As people verbally repeat fables, legends, and myths to others, the precise wording continually changes.

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Revealing mistake: When the officials arrive at the Talbot family tomb to investigate the recent events, they find the crypt door unlocked. As they start to enter, the door opens on its own. When the camera cuts to an angle from inside the crypt, a thick cord can be seen pulling the door open.

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Lawrence Talbot: Your own son Bela was a werewolf. He attacked me. He changed me into a werewolf. He's the one that put this curse on me. You watched over him until he was permitted to die. Well, now I want to die to. Won't you show me the way?
Maleva: I can't. But I will guard you and take care of you as I took care of my own son.

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Suggested correction: Technically, Lugosi did not play THE Wolf Man. He played A Wolf Man who infected Larry Talbot. He never appeared in werewolf makeup.

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