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Universal's Horror Nights transforms 'American Werewolf' into a haunted maze
Universal's Horror Nights transforms 'American Werewolf' into a haunted maze

A new Halloween Horror Nights maze at Universal Studios Hollywood will re-create the Oscar-winning man-to-beast transformation from the 1981 film "An American Werewolf in London." "An American Werewolf in London" tells the story of two American backpackers who are attacked by werewolves on the Yorkshire moors in England. Mauled to death in the attack, Jack Goodman haunts his wounded friend David Kessler, who transforms into a werewolf during the movie. Released before computer-generated special effects became the norm, the horror-comedy movie is best remembered for a three-minute werewolf transformation scene for which makeup artist Rick Baker won an Academy Award. ...

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