The Black Cat (1941 film)

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The Black Cat
1941 US Theatrical Poster
Directed by Albert S. Rogell
Produced by Burt Kelly
Written by Robert Lees
Robert Neville
Based on The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe
Starring Basil Rathbone
Hugh Herbert
Broderick Crawford
Bela Lugosi
Music by Hans J. Salter
Cinematography Stanley Cortez
Edited by Ted J. Kent
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
May 2, 1941 (1941-05-02)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Black Cat is a 1941 film loosely based on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe.[1] The comedy/horror film was directed by Albert S. Rogell, starring Basil Rathbone and featuring supporting performances by Bela Lugosi and Alan Ladd in small roles. Lugosi also stars in a 1934 film with the same title.

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  1. ^ Maltin, Leonard (3 September 2013). Leonard Maltin's 2014 Movie Guide. Penguin Group US. p. 252. ISBN 978-1-101-60955-2. 

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