Daring Darleen Candlewick

The Black Cat Overview:

The Black Cat (1941) was a Comedy - Horror Film directed by Albert S. Rogell and produced by Burt Kelly.

BlogHub Articles:

The Black Cat (1934, Edgar G. Ulmer)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 14, 2017 From The Stop Button

The Black Cat has a lot going on. It’s the story of two American honeymooners–David Manners and Julie Bishop–who, for whatever reason, decide Hungary is better than Niagara Falls. It’s also the story of a recently freed Hungarian soldier Bela Lugosi, who went into the war a h... Read full article


The Black Cat (1934)

on Oct 14, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published August 15th, 2012 Finally back on track with a film review, this time getting prepped for Halloween a few months early (although I have a pretty awesome theme of Halloween movies for the blog). ?Today’s film is the 1934 Edgar G. Ulmer film The Black Cat which made my TCM T... Read full article


The Case of the Black Cat, Mason, Street and Halloween

By C. S. Williams on Oct 31, 2015 From Classic Film Aficionados

Ah? The thirty-first of October; a chill in the air, a thrill on the nape of the neck and a movie that makes you go bump in the night! And the perfect title for a Halloween release, The Case of the Black Cat. At least that is what Warner Bros. and First National Pictures, were hoping for, when they ... Read full article


The Case of the Black Cat, Mason, Street and Halloween

By C. S. Williams on Oct 31, 2015 From Classic Film Aficionados

Ah? The thirty-first of October; a chill in the air, a thrill on the nape of the neck and a movie that makes you go bump in the night! And the perfect title for a Halloween release, The Case of the Black Cat. At least that is what Warner Bros. and First National Pictures, were hoping for, when they ... Read full article


The Case of the Black Cat, Mason, Street and Halloween

By C. S. Williams on Oct 31, 2015 From Classic Film Aficionados

Ah? The thirty-first of October; a chill in the air, a thrill on the nape of the neck and a movie that makes you go bump in the night! And the perfect title for a Halloween release, The Case of the Black Cat. At least that is what Warner Bros. and First National Pictures, were hoping for, when they ... Read full article


See all The Black Cat articles

Quotes from

Hubert Smith: [driving in the rain over a bumpy road] As an antique dealer, Mr. Penny, what do you think of this road?
Mr. Penny: Oh, I'd hate to meet the worms that made these holes. Whoo-hoo!


Hubert Smith: Oh, then you're the guy that slugged me.
Richard Hartley: Yeah, and I'll do it again any time you train down to my weight.


Myrna Hartley: [responding to a noise] What was that?
Hubert Smith: Only a cat. There's always a cat someplace around here.


read more quotes from The Black Cat...

Facts about

In the trailer, 'Broderick Crawford' is credited as "Brod Crawford".
Broderick Crawford's line "He thinks he's Sherlock Holmes" is a gag. At the time this was made, Basil Rathbone had already played in two Holmes films, "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes."
Marlene Dietrich's from-the-back cameo in the film is due to her stopping by on a break from filming The Flame of New Orleans to visit her then-boyfriend, Broderick Crawford. She graciously volunteered to fill in for Claire Dodd in a non-dialog scene after the actress left the studio for the day.
read more facts about The Black Cat...
Share this page:
Daring Darleen Candlewick
Also directed by Albert S. Rogell




More about Albert S. Rogell >>
Related Lists
Create a list


See All Related Lists >>
Also released in 1941




See All 1941 films >>
More "Animals" films



See All "Animals" films >>