Cat people

United States, 1942

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This classic horror tale stars Simone Simon as a young bride who is the victim of an ancient curse, that affects the female descendants of a Serbian village, transforming her into a panther to attack victims before reverting to human form. Also starring Kent Smith. Based on the story by DeWitt Bodeen.

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Credits

director

Jacques Tourneur

producer

Val Lewton

production company

RKO Radio Pictures

Duration

01:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1942

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303211

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1542184

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