John Colton


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  • ''I'm afraid, sir, that I gave up my belief in goblins, witches, personal devils and werewolves at the age of six.''
    John Colton (1886-1946). Stuart Walker. Dr. Glendon (Henry Hull), Werewolf of London, dismissing Dr. Yogami's stories of werewolves (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.
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  • ''The werewolf is neither man nor wolf, but a satanic creature with the worst qualities of both.''
    John Colton (1886-1946). Stuart Walker. Dr. Yogami (Warner Oland), Werewolf of London, trying to convince Dr. Glendon of the existence of werewolves (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.
  • ''Remember this, Dr. Glendon: The werewolf instinctively seeks to kill the thing it loves best.''
    John Colton (1886-1946). Stuart Walker. Dr. Yogami (Warner Oland), Werewolf of London, warning the unbelieving Glendon that he is now a werewolf himself (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.
  • ''Evolution was in a strange mood when that creation came along.... It makes one wonder just where the plant world leaves off and the animal world begins.''
    John Colton (1886-1946). Stuart Walker. Dr. Yogami (Warner Oland), Werewolf of London, remarking on a flesh-eating plant (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.
  • ''The werewolf is neither man nor wolf, but a satanic creature with the worst qualities of both.''
    John Colton (1886-1946), and Stuart Walker. Dr. Yogami (Warner Oland), Werewolf of London, trying to convince Dr. Glendon of the existence of werewolves (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.
  • ''Ever since you came back from Tibet I've had a feeling you were planning to divorce me and marry a laboratory.''
    John Colton (1886-1946), and Stuart Walker. Lisa Glendon (Valerie Hobson), Werewolf of London, chiding her husband for being so wrapped up in his work (1935). Original story by Robert Harris.
  • ''I have a toothache today. I never seem to be able to rise above a toothache. It makes me want to howl, break things, pull noses, tweak ears, screech.''
    John Colton (1886-1946), and Stuart Walker. Lisa Glendon (Valerie Hobson), Werewolf of London, explaining why she's seems depressed (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.
  • ''Marrying any man is risky. Marrying a famous man is kissing catastrophe.''
    John Colton (1886-1946). Stuart Walker. Miss Ettie Coombs (Spring Byington), Werewolf of London, lamenting her niece's marriage to the famous Dr. Glendon (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.
  • ''You are foolish, but without fools there would be no wisdom''
    John Colton (1886-1946). Stuart Walker. Priest, Werewolf of London, to Dr. Glendon and his friend, who are going into the Forbidden Valley against his advice (1935). Original story by Robert Harris; Colton was born in Japan, of British parents, and then moved to America—you figure out his nationality.

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