SHE WAS MARKED WITH THE CURSE OF THOSE WHO SLINK AND COURT AND KILL BY NIGHT!
Serbian fashion designer Irena Dubrovna and American marine engineer Oliver Reed meet in Central Park, fall in love, and marry after a brief courtship; but Irena won't consummate the union for fear that she will turn into a panther compelled to kill her lover, pursuant to a belief harbored by her home village.
December 5, 1942
United States of America
Top billed cast
Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Jack Holt
RKO Radio Pictures
criterion collection, love triangle, jealousy, cat, zoo, transformation, canary, swimming pool, film noir, curse, black and white, val lewton, folklore, fear of intimacy, unconsummated marriage, turned into animal
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