Cat Girl (1957)

Cat Girl


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This not-so-subtle variation on Val Lewton's classic Cat People (1942) is enlivened by the presence of exotic Barbara Shelley -- who would later grace many Hammer Studios productions (most notably Terence Fisher's Dracula -- Prince of Darkness) with her feline beauty. Shelley plays Leonora, a woman who believes she has inherited a curse which will transform her spirit into the body of a ferocious, man-eating leopard. Though her disbelieving psychiatrist (Robert Ayres) tries to persuade her that … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror
Directed By:
On DVD: Aug 5, 1992



as Dr. Marlowe

as Dorothy

as Edmund

as Richard

as Roberts
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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The little, low-budget opus belatedly attempts to cash in on Cat People but it has little of the subtlety and none of the style of the 1942 Val Lewton production.

Full Review… | July 4, 2008

A more-than-acceptable variation of Jacques Tourneur's Cat People (42) that is excellent in spots, but lags in its overall pacing.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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August 8, 2005

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