CAT (1934/Universal) 65 Minutes Black & White. 16mm Wretched Dupe of a
moldy, scratched, 35mm Original
Boris, Bela and director
Ulmer create the pinnacle of 30's Deco horror. Absolutely nothing much
happens except a chess game, necrophilia, devil worship and other perversions--but
ooh--those sets! Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer; Produced by E.M. Asher &
Carl Laemmle Jnr.; Screenplay by Peter Ruric & Edgar G. Ulmer; Photographed
by John J. Mescal; Edited by Ray Curtiss; Art: Charles D. Hall; Special
Effects by John P. Fulton; Make Up by Jack P. Pierce; Music by Liszt,
Schumann & Tchaikovsky; Based loosely on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
Starring Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, David Manners, Jacqeline Wells (Julie
Bishop), Lucille Lund, Harry Cording, Egon Brecher, Henry Armetta, Luis
Alberni, Herman Bing, John Peter Richmond (John Carradine), Anna Duncan,
Andre Cheron, Andy Devine, King Baggot, Albert Conti, George Davis, Alphonse
Martell, Tony Marlow, Paul Weigel, Rodney Hidebrant, Peggy Terry, John
George (unbilled), Michael Mark.