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THE WOLF MEN

USA, 1969 (MIFF 1971, Programme 16)

Director: Irwin Rosten

Pity the poor wolf. They've been the heavies in song and dance since the beginnings of recorded history. Garnished with Disney clips of "Red Riding Hood" and "The Three Little Pigs", this film shows not only how the wolf is suffering in the current ecology crisis, but that the volpine population has been getting a pretty bad press for a long time.

Given half a chance, the wolves can be friendly, if somewhat unpredictable…

Trophy, Television Section, Salerno 1970

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