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The Black Cat (1941)

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Release Date: Nov 1, 1941 Wide

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Release Date: Nov 1, 1941 Wide

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1941's The Black Cat is neither a remake of the 1934 Karloff-Lugosi film of the same name, nor does it bear the slightest relation to the same-named Edgar Allan Poe story (as if the 1934 picture did!) The fact that the heroes are played by Hugh Herbert and Broderick Crawford is indication enough that the 1941 film wasn't meant to be taken entirely seriously. It all begins when elderly cat fancier Henrietta Winslow (played by legendary vaudeville impressionist Cecilia Loftus) is murdered by a

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Horror, Mystery & Suspense, Classics, Comedy

Frederic I. Rinaldo

Sep 1, 1998

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I really want to see this movie again, I saw it a long time ago, and loved it, but I don't remember much of the story now. I do remember the great actors: Lugosi and Rathbone. I still recommend this movie.
September 29, 2010
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Light chiller with great cast who all seem to be enjoying themselves. Sondergaard is wonderfully malevolent although with a humorous touch. The sporadic humor is what actually saves the picture from being just another creaky house thriller.
August 25, 2009
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