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Eye of the Cat (1969)

A man and his girlfriend plan to rob the mansion of the man's eccentric but wealthy aunt. However, the aunt keeps dozens of cats in her home, and the man is deathly afraid of cats.

Director:

David Lowell Rich

Writer:

Joseph Stefano
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Michael Sarrazin ... Wylie
Gayle Hunnicutt ... Kassia Lancaster
Eleanor Parker ... Aunt Danny
Tim Henry ... Luke
Laurence Naismith ... Dr. Mills
Jennifer Leak ... Poor Dear
Linden Chiles ... Bendetto
Mark Herron Mark Herron ... Bellemonde
Annabelle Garth Annabelle Garth ... Socialite
Tullia ... Cat
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A man and his girlfriend plan to rob the mansion of the man's eccentric but wealthy aunt. However, the aunt keeps dozens of cats in her home, and the man is deathly afraid of cats.

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Terror that tears the screams right out of your throat! See more »

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Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 1969 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Wylie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Tippi Hedren turned down the part that was later played by Gayle Hunnicutt. See more »

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Taut and suspenseful thriller.
5 March 2015 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

A scheming hairdresser Cassia wants to get inheritance money of a wheelchair-invalid Aunt Danny,so she enlists for help Danny's beloved stepson Wylie played by Michael Sarrazin.Both want to murder Aunt Danny and split the money after crime.The problem is that Aunt Danny has many creepy cats in her splendid residence and Wylie suffers from ailurophobia:the persistent,irrational fear of cats."Eye of the Cat" by David Lowell Rich is forgotten US thriller with familiar but absorbing storyline.The cats are creepy as hell and unpredictable as they appear and reappear in swarms.They terrify Wylie and seem to guard Aunt Danny.Very likable and quite nifty horror thriller with memorable albeit a little bit hokey conclusion.8 San Francisco streets out of 10.


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