At the encouragement of her manager, a nightclub performer in New Mexico (Kiki Walker) takes a leashed leopard into the club as a publicity gimmick. But her rival, angered by the attempt to upstage, scares the animal and it bolts. In the days that follow, people are mauled and the countryside is combed for the loose creature. But Kiki and her manager begin to wonder if maybe the leopard is not responsible for the killings. Written by
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Don't Be Afraid To Know the Truth about the Monster That Killed For a Thrill!
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In the Summer of 1952, RKO reissued this film as a double feature with King Kong
(1933). RKO "cashed in", as young theatergoers, due to this film's title, were expecting to see a second "creature" film. See more
At the nightclub, Kiki is seated at a table with Jerry and Galbraith. As she asks Galbraith why he gave up teaching, a slim dark haired woman wearing a matching suit and hat walks past their table. The shot cuts to Galbraith saying 'Various reasons,' the woman can be seen behind him, already seated at a nearby table, just over his shoulder on the far left of the screen. See more
It may sound like music to her. I can do better with my teeth in a cold shower.
Referenced in Trumbo
Traditional Mexican birthday song
Performed by Fely Franquelli
and Ottola Nesmith See more