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Cat People / The Curse Of The Cat People

'Cat People' (1942) is producer Val Lewton's horror classic about a young bride convinced an ancient curse will turn her into a killer panther if she dares show love. Stark lighting and the '40s need to play down the plot's sexual overtones combine to make a subtly terrifying gem. Then, in the haunting sequel, 'The Curse of the Cat People' (1944) a lonely young girl is befriended by the spirit of her father's first wife, who died believing she was descended from a race of 'cat people'.

Year: 1942
Genre: Horror Movies, Best of the 1940s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: Gunther V Fritsch, Jacques Tourneur, Robert Wise
Starring: Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Jack Holt
Duration: 143 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
Location in store: Horror Classic

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