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The Night of a Thousand Cats (1972)

La noche de los mil gatos (original title)
R | | Horror | November 1974 (USA)
Millionaire playboy Hugo (whose lack of facial expressions give him the appearance of a Thundercat marionette) flies around Acapulco in his private helicopter to pick up sexy young women. ... See full summary »

Director:

René Cardona Jr.

Writers:

René Cardona Jr., Mario A. Zacarías (as Mario Marzac)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Anjanette Comer ... Cathy
Hugo Stiglitz ... Hugo
Zulma Faiad ... Dancer
Christa Linder ... Christa
Tere Velázquez ... Woman Who Shoots Doves
Barbara Angely Barbara Angely ... Barbara
Gerardo Zepeda ... Dorgo
Jorge Russek ... Husband
Delia Peña Orta Delia Peña Orta ... Cathy, the daughter
John Kelly John Kelly ... Stranded doctor
Marcelo Villamil Marcelo Villamil ... Dancer's lover
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Millionaire playboy Hugo (whose lack of facial expressions give him the appearance of a Thundercat marionette) flies around Acapulco in his private helicopter to pick up sexy young women. He whisks them away to his secluded old castle, where he wines and dines them (among other things, *wink*). With the aid of his bald mute little helper Gorgo, he kills his dates, keeping their heads in a crystal cage and feeding their chopped up body parts to his 1,000-strong army of blood thirty, flesh hungry cats. Written by Brian Patrick

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Alone, only a harmless pet... One thousand strong, they become a man-eating machine! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 67039 delivered on 2 September 1975. See more »

Goofs

At 27:00, there are not enough black pieces to force checkmate in the position shown on the chessboard. See more »

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Would Have Liked It Without the Cat Cruelty
10 September 2017 | by Rainey-DawnSee all my reviews

There are some scenes where real cats are used cruelly -- He dunked a real cat under water in a swimming pool -held it down, throwing a real cat... if they had of used fake cats then I would not have minded - we get the idea that the guy is cat crazy and cruel at the same time without hurting real cats. I do NOT believe in hurting real animals over a freaking film.

Yea I would have liked this one a little better without the cruelty... and so many helicopter scenes (that's how he does it, flies around in his chopper to find women to woo, kill and feed his cats plus himself).

Once with this film is enough for me... I barely made it to the ending with him being cruel to real cats.

1/10


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night of a 1000 Cats See more »

Filming Locations:

Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Avant Films S.A. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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