July 6th, 2014: Cujo (1983)

Cast and Crew:  Lewis Teague (Director); Don Carlos Dunaway, Lauren Currier (Screenwriter); Stephen King (Novel); Charles Bernstein (Music); Jan de Bont (Cinematography); Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh-Kelly, Christopher Stone, Ed Lauter, Frank Welker

What It’s About: Based on the novel by Stephen King, Cujo the St. Bernard is infected with rabies, is driven insane by the disease, and proceeds to kill anyone he comes across.

Why Watch it Today?: The rabies vaccine was successfully tested on a human subject by Louis Pasteur on this day in 1885.

Other Choices:  Rabid; I Drink Your Blood

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