Cat Girl
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Cat Girl
This not-so-subtle variation on Val Lewton's classic Cat People (1942) is enlivened by the presence of exotic Barbara Shelley -- who would later grace many Hammer Studios productions (most notably Terence Fisher's Dracula -- Prince of Darkness) with her feline beauty. Shelley plays Leonora, a woman who believes she has inherited a curse which will transform her spirit into the body of a ferocious, man-eating leopard. Though her disbelieving psychiatrist (Robert Ayres) tries to persuade her that this belief is merely a by-product of her rage toward her unfaithful husband, the vengeful… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The little, low-budget opus belatedly attempts to cash in on Cat People but it has little of the subtlety and none of the style of the 1942 Val Lewton production."
‑ Steve Biodrowski, ESplatter
"A more-than-acceptable variation of Jacques Tourneur's Cat People (42) that is excellent in spots, but lags in its overall pacing."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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