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The Black Cat(1934)

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Brief Synopsis

A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.

Cast & Crew

Edgar G. Ulmer Director
Karloff Hjalmar Poelzig
Bela Lugosi Dr. Vitus Werdegast
David Manners Peter Alison
Jacqueline Wells Joan Alison
Egon Brecher The majordomo
Henry Armetta The sergeant
Albert Conti The lieutenant
Herman Bing Car steward
Andre Cheron Train conductor
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1934 Production Date:  Carl Laemmle, President
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Universal Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  65 or 70 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  7    

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  • Black Cat, Who's That?

    William Wren 2012-10-25

    I watched this film on T.V. last night. It is mercifully short and dreadfully overacted; but then what should one expect from Boris Karloff and Bela... MORE>

  • Poe no, interesting yes.

    Oliver Cutshaw 2012-10-24

    One of the few movies to deal with incest, necrophilia, devil worship, post-traumatic syndrome, revenge, torture, lost love, and honeymoons. Stylish,... MORE>

  • Unique Antique

    Graham Thomas 2012-08-29

    Bizarre, weird, macabre, stylized, and short. If you're a horror fan and haven't seen it give it a try.You have to say it's unique. MORE>