Los Angeles, Calif
Distributed by Shout Factory
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Based on the novel by Gary Brandner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Special features: "Unleashing the beast : making 'The howling'" multi-part documentary; deleted scenes; outtakes; "Making a monster movie : inside 'The howling'" documentary; audio commentaries; photo gallery; interviews with co-writer and stop motion animator; a look at the film's locations; cut to shreds; Howlings eternal with Steven A. Lane.
Cinematography, John Hora ; art director, Robert Burns ; editors, Mark Goldblatt, Joe Dante ; music, Pino Donaggio ; costume designer, Jack Buehler.
Traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, a TV newscaster takes time off at a secluded retreat. But after nights of being tormented by bestial, bloodcurdling cries, she ventures into the woods seeking answers and makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life-- but for her soul.
MPAA rating: R.
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