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Cat People

Cat People(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

A newlywed fears that an ancient curse will turn her into a bloodthirsty beast.

Cast & Crew

Simone Simon Irene Dubrovna
Tom Conway Dr. Louis Judd
Jane Randolph Alice Moore
Jack Holt Commodore
Kent Smith Oliver Reed
Alan Napier Carver
Elizabeth Dunne Miss Plunkett
Elizabeth Russell The cat woman
Mary Halsey Blondie
Alec Craig Zoo keeper
George Ford Whistling cop
Betty Roadman Mrs. Hansen

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 6 Dec 1942
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  73-74 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,534    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • "In the name of God, leave us in peace"

    Jeff Boston 2015-10-30

    And she/it did. Good message, and good atmospherics here; much better than the remake, as is almost always the case. The bus scene delivers, but the... MORE>

  • Val Lewton Classic(1942)

    nshepard 2012-10-27

    "The Cat People" has Producer Val Lewton at the top of his game. Creepy atmospheric struggle of Irene Dubrovna(Simone Simon) as she deals with... MORE>

  • Cat People

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-10-27

    The film that put producer Lewton in cinema history. Simon, one of cinema's most sympathetic creatures, is a shy Serb who believes that she'll... MORE>