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The Black Cat, set in 1840 Philadelphia, has the great writer Edgar Allan Poe, struggling with alcoholism, writers block, as well as being out of ideas, short on cash, and tormented by his... See more »

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Virginia Poe
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Edgar Allan Poe
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George Graham
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Barman
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Rufus Griswold
Ian Alexander Martin ...
Mr. Fordham
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Doctor
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Sgt. Booker
Ryan Crocker ...
Policeman

Directed by

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Stuart Gordon

Written by

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Mick Garris ... (creator) (creator)
 
Dennis Paoli ... (teleplay) &
Stuart Gordon ... (teleplay)
 
Edgar Allan Poe ... (short story "The Black Cat") (as Edgar A. Poe)

Produced by

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Keith Addis ... executive producer
Morris Berger ... executive producer
Steve Best ... associate producer
Stephen R. Brown ... executive producer (as Steve Brown)
Ben Browning ... co-producer
Andrew Deane ... executive producer
Mick Garris ... executive producer
Adam Goldworm ... co-producer
John W. Hyde ... executive producer
Lisa Richardson ... producer
Tom Rowe ... producer
Pascal Verschooris ... line producer

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Rich Ragsdale ... (as Richard Ragsdale)

Cinematography by

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Jon Joffin ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Marshall Harvey

Editorial Department

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Nate Atkins ... assistant editor (as Nathan Atkins)
Richard Cordes ... color timer
Andrea Dixon ... color timer
Asim Matin ... assistant editor
Troy Sitter ... post-production assistant
Matt Venables ... post-production coordinator
Mike Williamson ... editorial coordinator

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Stuart Aikins
Sean Cossey
Lindsey Hayes Kroeger
David Rapaport ... (as David H. Rapaport)

Production Design by

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Don Macaulay

Art Direction by

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Margot Ready

Set Decoration by

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Ide Foyle

Costume Design by

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Lyn Kelly

Makeup Department

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Howard Berger ... special effects makeup
Lyne Denomme ... first assistant makeup artist
Mike Fields ... on-set key makeup artist (as Michael Fields)
Sarah Graham ... on-set key makeup artist
Marcy Hodel ... first assistant hair stylist
Harrison Lorenzana ... on-set key makeup artist
Greg Nicotero ... special effects makeup (as Gregory Nicotero)
Geoff Redknap ... on-set key makeup artist (as Jeff Redknap)
Adina Shore ... key hair stylist
Margaret Solomon ... key makeup
Elisabeth Jolliffe ... key makeup artist: second unit (uncredited)

Production Management

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Margo Coughlin Zimmerman ... production manager: Starz Productions (as Margo Zimmerman)
Sally Dixon ... post-production supervisor
Sheri Mayervich ... unit production manager
Stacey Jade Smart ... executive in charge of production: Starz Productions
Pascal Verschooris ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Alexia S. Droz ... second assistant director (as Alexia Droz)
David Markowitz ... first assistant director
Ania Musiatowicz ... third assistant director
Stuart Ortiz ... director: additional imaging
Rob Duncan ... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)

Art Department

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Andrei Andrianko ... assistant art director
Nick Dibley ... property master (as Nicholas Dibley)
Dylan Dowd ... lead greens person
Jim Geddes ... construction coordinator
Mark Jones ... set dresser
John McIntosh ... greens
Jake Miller ... assistant property master
Nathalie Morin ... assistant set decorator (as Natalie Morin)
Zbibgniew Scheller ... construction foreman (as Zbish Scheller)
John Wilcox ... paint coordinator
Izabela Domachowski ... set dresser (uncredited)
Les Ford ... computer graphics designer (uncredited)
Rowena O'Connor ... assistant on-set props (uncredited)
Scott Riddell ... second assistant props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Anke Bakker ... sound supervisor
Brian Campbell ... dialogue editor
Jay Cheetham ... background sound editor
Kelly Cole ... re-recording mixer
Jacqueline Cristianini ... dialogue/adr supervisor
Hugo DeLaCerda ... re-recording mixer
Kris Fenske ... sound designer
Devan Kraushar ... sound effects editor
Jason Mauza ... foley editor
Laurie Melhus ... audio post-production coordinator
Glen Noseworthy ... adr mixer
Iain Pattison ... re-recording mixer
Sebastian Salm ... sound mixer
Shane Shemko ... foley artist
Colin Smith ... boom operator
Cam Wagner ... foley artist
Matthew Wilson ... sound effects editor

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Jaremy Aiello ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
Randy Ball ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
Jack Bricker ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
Rob Derry ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
Terri Fluker ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
Derek Heselton ... best boy special effects
Steve Katz ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group (as Steven Katz)
Lynette Roy ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
Wayne Szybunka ... special effects coordinator
Veronica Torres ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
John Wheaton ... effects crew: K.N.B. EFX Group
Mike Hyrman ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Lino Stavole ... special effects technician: mold department (uncredited)
Chris Sturges ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Attila Vaski ... lead/fab/asst (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Christopher Ahrens ... cg artist
Matt Belbin ... digital effects editor (as Matthew Belbin)
Sébastien Bergeron ... digital effects supervisor
Michael Goddard ... cg artist (as Mike Goddard)
Gael Hollard ... digital compositor
Annabelle Kent ... digital compositor
Adam Marisett ... cg artist
Stephen Paschke ... cg artist
Lisa K. Sepp ... visual effects producer (as Lisa Sepp-Wilson)
Julie Sweetin ... cg artist (as Julie Bergman)
Lee Wilson ... visual effects supervisor
Jayson Castro ... visual effects production assistant (uncredited)

Stunts

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Jim Dunn ... stunt coordinator
Dan Redford ... stunt double (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Mark Berlet ... gaffer: second unit
Mark Cooper ... first assistant camera (as Sandy Cooper)
Brian Johnson ... camera operator: "b" camera
Mike Kolafa ... gaffer (as Michael Kolafa)
Brock Miller ... best boy grip
Jos Oman ... first assistant camera
David Pelletier ... additional director of photography
Steve Sherlock ... key grip
Jared Smith ... best boy lighting
Peter Wilke ... camera operator: "a" camera
Ian Gariepy ... dolly grip (uncredited)
Aaron Haesler ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Marc Nolet ... grip (uncredited)
Jeremy Spofford ... second assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Sandra-Ken Freeman ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Glenna Owen ... assistant costume designer
Tyler Tone ... set costume supervisor

Location Management

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Tom Hoeverman ... assistant location manager
Tracey Renyard ... location manager

Music Department

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Mike Beckett ... music editor
Sean McMahon ... orchestrator
Jennifer Ross ... music supervisor
Edward Shearmur ... composer: main title music
Casey Stone ... scoring mixer
Richard Temple ... music preparation
Sean McMahon ... musician (uncredited)
Mark Robertson ... orchestra contractor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Louie Hausner ... transportation captain
Ryan Sangha ... Cast Driver
John Swetlikoe ... transportation coordinator
Vince Morden ... cable truck driver (uncredited)
Duane Shearer ... office driver (uncredited)
Jovan Vujatovic ... picture car coordinator (uncredited)

Other crew

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Christine Barrie ... stand-in
Genessa Davis ... assistant production coordinator
Jim Desroches ... production coordinator (as James Desroches)
Annie Doyon ... assistant accountant
Elissa Friedman ... production administration manager: Starz Productions
Chris Garbasauskas ... production assistant
Cameron Grierson ... assistant to producer / script coordinator
Richter Hartig ... production auditor: Starz Productions (as Richter Q. Hartig)
Dave Harvey ... assistant accountant
Alison Hunter ... script supervisor
Andrea Kaufman ... production coordinator: Starz Productions (as Andrea M. Kaufman)
Katy Lew ... executive administrator
Ross Redhead ... assistant to producers
Adrian Salpeter ... producers assistant: Lisa Richardson
Stephen Tibbetts ... stand-in (as Stephen Tibbets)
Bill Vigars ... unit publicist
Steven Vlasak ... operations manager
Beverly Wiens ... production accountant
Anthony Bortolussi ... production assistant (uncredited)
Stephanie Brown ... production assistant (uncredited)
Nancy Heller ... office manager: Anthem Visual Effects (uncredited)
Krista Johnston ... clearance (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

The Black Cat, set in 1840 Philadelphia, has the great writer Edgar Allan Poe, struggling with alcoholism, writers block, as well as being out of ideas, short on cash, and tormented by his wife Virginia's black cat that will either destroy his life or inspire him to write one of his most famous stories. Written by masters of horror

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  • The Black Cat (United States)
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  • 58 min
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Trivia The air sung by Virginia at the piano is reputedly Poe's favourite song, "Come Rest in This Bosom" by Irish balladeer Thomas Moore. See more »
Goofs When the police are breaking down the wall in the basement, it flexes like plywood, instead of brick See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Unikal'noe pozdravlenie (2014). See more »
Soundtracks Beautiful Dreamer See more »
Crazy Credits Perversity "The human thirst for self torture." * E.A.Poe See more »
Quotes Edgar Allan Poe: I have little sense of the world around me. Such is my genius.
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