Friday, March 19, 2010

life for ruth (1962)

kitchen-sink drama which opens on Ruth, a small child, carrying the family pet cat.

tales of terror (1962)

Unknown, "The black Monster"
Second of the three story film, 'The Black Cat' features a cat who meddles when Peter Lorre's character finds out his wife (and the cats owner) has been having an affair.

premature burial (1963)

A cat is found trapped behind wooden paneling in a house, re-igniting the morbid fear of being buried alive of the house owner.

the cat and the canary (1939)

Black cat that hangs around the house in this screwball comedy horror.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

two way stretch (1960)

Cat that is the pet of three cellmates in this comedy about prisoners with the perfect alibi when they commit a diamond robbery - they were in prison at the time!

this island earth (1955)

Cat (who I believe is Orangey) hangs around a science lab, in this sci-fi classic. "We call him Neutron because he's always so positive."

Monday, March 15, 2010

comedy of terrors (1963)

Rhubarb (or Orangey, as he is usually known) gets a credit and stars as the cat that lives in the undertakers shop with Vincent Price, Peter Lorre and Boris Karloff. He is seen at various times watching events patiently, and even travels on the hearse to funerals.