The Leopard Man (1943) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by Jacques Tourneur and produced by Val Lewton.
The Leopard Man (1943): A Work of Sound and ShadowBy 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 23, 2019 From 4 Star Films
It’s fitting that a pair of castanets act as our entry point into the latest entry from Val Lewton’s RKO unit. Not only do they instantly grab our attention, but they foreshadow the auditory nature of the film and, in the cultural context, provide a little shorthand for where our setting... Read full article
New on DVD: The Leopard ManBy Amanda Garrett on Oct 22, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films
Today, I'm reviewing the Val Lewton-Jacques Tourneur horror film, The Leopard Man (1943), about a bizarre serial killer who is stalking the New Mexico desert. Here's what you need to know about The Leopard Man (1943), which was just released on DVD by the good folks at Warner Archive. The D... Read full article
The Leopard Man (1943)on Oct 31, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film
Val Lewton was well-known for taking ludicrous titles and crafting a narrative from there. In the case of Cat People or I Walked With a Zombie, the acting and storyline mined those titles for psychological significance. But you can’t expect lightening to hit every time, and thus you get films ... Read full article
The Leopard Man features "one of the greatest horror sequences ever filmed"By Rick29 on Oct 29, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
The accolade in the title of this review comes from director William Friedkin, who knows a little about creating horror (The Exorcist) and suspense (the chase scene in The French Connection). Of course, I didn't need Mr. Friedkin to tell me what I already knew. I saw The Leopard Man as a kid and tha... Read full article
The Leopard Man (1943)By Beatrice on Oct 4, 2014 From Flickers in Time
The Leopard Man Directed by Jacques Tourneur Written by Ardel Wray and Edward Dein from the novel Black Alibi by Cornell Woolrich 1943/USA RKO Radio Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Val Lewton had to use the titles the studio gave him but he used them to make atmospheric gems about our primal f... Read full article
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Charlie How-Come: You don't get the idea, mister. These cops banging those pans, flashing those lights, they're gonna scare that poor cat of mine. Cats are funny, mister. They don't want to hurt you, but if you scare them they go crazy. These cops, they don't know what they're doing.
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The black leopard was named Dynamite. It was the same cat that Val Lewton used for Cat People.
There are several unidentified musical pieces used during the film including an unusual birthday song sung acapella to Consuela,
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