The Wolf Man is a 1941 horror film starring Lon Chaney, Jr. as "The Wolf Man". The movie also features Claude Rains, Evelyn Ankers, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles, Béla Lugosi, and Maria Ouspenskaya. It tells the story of a man who returns to his homeland and is bitten by a werewolf. Soon afterwards, he is transformed into a werewolf when the full moon appears. The tagline for this film is "Night monster with the blood lust of a savage beast!"