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Werewolf in a Girl’s Dormitory & Corridors of Blood

by TFH Team Feb 05, 2014

Trailers From Hell welcomes all movies great and small but sometimes a particular trailer may not be up to the visual quality of the rest of our catalog or is simply too oddball to present in our usual format. Nevertheless, there’s such a wealth of exciting, strange and unusual films out there, we’d be remiss not to call attention to them. We’re happy to present the TFH Misfits.

 

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Here’s something you don’t see anymore, the double-feature trailer. In 1962 MGM picked up the Italian/Austrian werewolf movie Lycanthropus, re-titled it Werewolf in a Girl’s Dormitory and sent it out on a double bill with 1958’s Corridors of Blood, an historical-horror film directed by Robert Day and starring Boris Karloff.

MGM went all out for their promotion, not only flooding the market with a memorable campaign (“Nervo-Rama!”) but replacing the Lycanthropus title sequence and adding a generic bit of rock n’ roll to the mix, an original recording called The Ghoul in School by what was probably a one-shot studio band, The Fortunes (not to be confused with the Brit-rock band responsible for “You’ve Got Your Troubles” in 1965).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bZpntzPJkM