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This review is from: The Wolf Man (1941) [DVD] (DVD)
The Amazon preamble for THE WOLFMAN (1941) Misses out the lead Man's name Lon Chaney Jnr a veteran of 40 years whose career spnaned year 1931 to 1973.
The film is an excellent example of Universals skill at putting together a great Team ably supported by great Make up Artists like Bud Westmore and Jack Pierce
Lon Chaney jnr was haunted by this performance for the rest of his life playing the Wolfman in three sequels plus a number of comedy horrors like Abbot & Costello's vehicle fims.
Chaney took over the role of the Mummy from Karloff and also played the Frankenstien Monster as well as Dracula. During the 50's he played Chinghachgook opposite Fess Parker's Hawkeye in a TV series based J Finnemore Coopers The Last of the Mohicans.
Lon Chaney jnr was the eldest son of actors and make-up genius Lon Chaney (Died 1930) real Name Crieghton Chaney he was persauded to adopt his fathers name for film and stage performances. Hisd last Film was Dracula Verses Frankenstien (1971) CHaney died from cancer in 1973, he has no known grave as his body was donated to medical research.