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The Curse of the Cat People (1944) was a Drama - Fantasy Film directed by Robert Wise and Gunther von Fritsch and produced by Val Lewton.

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The Curse of The Cat People (1944): The Oddest of Horror Sequels

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 30, 2019 From 4 Star Films

The Curse of the Cat People feels like entering a storybook only to find ourselves in Tarry Town near Sleepy Hollow. Fittingly, we are placed with a group of kindergarteners who have come with their teacher to frolic and enjoy a field trip to the place brought to life in the tall tales of Washington... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE (1944)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 18, 2016 From Virtual Virago

Ostensibly a sequel to the 1942 horror classic, Cat People, The Curse of the Cat People (1944) is in reality a completely different kind of tale. It's not really a horror movie and not really a sequel to the original film, even though it brings back most of the characters from the earlier outing and... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE (1944)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 18, 2016 From Virtual Virago

Ostensibly a sequel to the 1942 horror classic, Cat People, The Curse of the Cat People (1944) is in reality a completely different kind of tale. It's not really a horror movie and not really a sequel to the original film, even though it brings back most of the characters from the earlier outing and... Read full article


“The Curse of the Cat People” screens at Daystar Center October 31,2015

By Stephen Reginald on Oct 28, 2015 From Classic Movie Man

“The Curse of the Cat People” screens at Daystar Center October 31,2015 Gothic Noir: The Horror Films of Val Lewton – The Curse of the Cat People Where: The Venue 1550 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street, Chicago, IL When: October 31, 2015 Time: 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Ste... Read full article


The Curse of the Cat People, Happy Anniversary! March 2

By C. S. Williams on Mar 2, 2015 From Classic Film Aficionados

An RKO Tradeshow was seen in every major market in United States on February 16, 1944, at 10:30 am, with the exceptions of: Cincinnati was shown at 8:15 pm, New York saw the flick at 11:00 am and St. Louis had an 11:30 am viewing on February 17.[1] Although officially ready for, Thursday, March 2, 1... Read full article


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Robert Wise's first directorial screen credit, after he was called in to finish what was going to be short subject director Gunther von Fritsch's first feature film debut. Fritsch had fallen behind schedule and was replaced by Wise and the film was completed nine days behind schedule and over budget.
The story that Julia Farren performs for Amy is Washington Irving's 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'. Sleepy Hollow is north of Tarry Town where the Reed family lives.
According to the screenwriter DeWitt Bodeen, Val Lewton wanted to call this film "Amy and Her Friend". However, RKO executives insisted on using the "Cat People" name to attract fans of Cat People, which had been an enormous box office success made with a very low budget.
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