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The Cat Creeps (1946)

 -  Mystery  -  17 May 1946 (USA)
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A black cat is suspected of being possessed by the spirit of a elderly murdered woman.

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Pidge 'Flash' Laurie
Lois Collier ...
Gay Elliot
Paul Kelly ...
Ken Grady
Frederick Brady ...
Terry Nichols (as Fred Brady)
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Tom McGalvey
Rose Hobart ...
Connie Palmer
Jonathan Hale ...
Walter Elliot
Iris Clive ...
Kyra Goran
Vera Lewis ...
Cora Williams
William B. Davidson ...
James Walsh (as William Davidson)
Arthur Loft ...
Sampler - Publisher
Jerry Jerome ...
Politch - Reporter
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A black cat is suspected of being possessed by the spirit of a elderly murdered woman.

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A THRILL a Minute...A SHIVER a Second...As An Unseen KILLER Stalks Thru the Night! See more »

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Kauhujen saari  »

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Filming began January 3, 1946. There would be no more horror titles produced at Universal until 1951's "The Strange Door" (unless one wishes to include the Abbott and Costello spoofs that began with 1948's "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein")."The Cat Creeps" was issued on a double bill with "She-Wolf of London," on May 17,1946,Universal's last horror double feature of the 40's. See more »

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Neat Little "B" Programmer
21 August 2006 | by (Beltsville, Maryland) – See all my reviews

I am a fan of the old Universal, Columbia, Monogram, PRC, etc. supernatural, suspense, and mystery thrillers from the 1930s and 1940s. I was wondering when or if this little "B" ( or "C" ) mystery was going to be on VHS and so I found it via Sinister Cinema.

This little thriller is worth watching to see due to the fact that it is a murder mystery with supernatural overtones. I first saw this at the age of 12 (when I started to become a fan of this genre) and found some scenes hair-raising. I think this is due to some of the acting and the way some of the action occurs, especially when Mrs. Williams talks about the creeping cat. Overall, it is not a bad film to have in one's collection and I recommend for other fans of Universal mystery and suspense.


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