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Cat People (1942)

73 min - Drama, Horror - 6 December 1942
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Sketch artist Irena Dubrovna (Simone Simon) and American architect Oliver Reed (Kent Smith) fall in love and marry after a brief courtship. But Irena believes that she suffers from an ancient curse and won't consummate the union for fear that she will turn into a panther compelled to kill her lover.

Director:  Jacques Tourneur
Writers:  DeWitt Bodeen
Stars:  Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Jack Holt, Elizabeth Russell

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Storyline

Sketch artist Irena Dubrovna (Simone Simon) and American architect Oliver Reed (Kent Smith) fall in love and marry after a brief courtship. But Irena believes that she suffers from an ancient curse and won't consummate the union for fear that she will turn into a panther compelled to kill her lover.


Collections: 1940s, Jacques Tourneur

Tagline: The exciting story of a woman who kills the thing she loves!

Genres: Drama, Horror

Details

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Language:  Czech, English, Srpski
Release Date:  6 December 1942

Box Office

Budget:  $134,000
Revenue:  $8,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 13 min

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