Full record for 'CAT, the'

Full length video [91536355]

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  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Animals


  • Amateur
  • Fantasy


  • COCOZZA, Enrico


  • 1950s

Title: CAT, the

Reference number: 1115

Date: 1956

Director: [filmed by Enrico Cocozza]

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 4.00 mins

Description: Story about a black cat that turns into a man and kills its owners.

See Paper Archive 3/7.

Credits: CBC Production
Starring Gavin Brown, Jack Griffon, Rita Pettigrew

Shotlist: Credits. (0.29) Ints living room, man and woman sit by the fire c/u black cat on a chair, intercut with woman smiling at cat, man staring pensively at it (1.17) the woman leaves, man begins to read intercutting with cat continues (1.56) A man in black is crouching on the cat's chair, appears to hiss at the man, rises and strangles him (2.37) the woman returns, to be forced down and kissed by the man in black, killing her (3.17) the man returns to the chair, shots of dead owners and cat cleaning its coat (3.45) The End (3.50)

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