The Black Cat

(1934)

Overview

After a road accident in Hungary, the American honeymooners Joan and Peter and the enigmatic Dr. Werdegast find refuge in the house of the famed architect Hjalmar Poelzig, who shares a dark past with the doctor.

  1. Edgar G. Ulmer

    Director, Story

  2. Peter Ruric

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Tom Kilpatrick

    Screenplay

  4. Edgar Allan Poe

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Boris Karloff

    Boris Karloff

    Hjalmar Poelzig

  2. Bela Lugosi

    Bela Lugosi

    Dr. Vitus Werdegast

  3. David Manners

    David Manners

    Peter Alison

  4. Julie Bishop

    Julie Bishop

    Joan Alison

  5. Egon Brecher

    Egon Brecher

    The Majordomo

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The Black Cat
The Black Cat

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 3, 1934
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • May 7, 1934
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 3m

Budget $95,745.00

Revenue $236,000.00

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