Cat people

United States, 1942

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Jacques Tourneur

producer

Val Lewton

production company

RKO Radio Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:10:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

37964

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Horror

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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