The Black Cat Poster

Release Date: 1941

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
The family of wealthy, elderly Henrietta Winslow (Cecilia Loftus) gathers for an advance reading of her will. Believing Henrietta is near death, her nephew, Montague (Basil Rathbone), has brought along realtor Gil Smith (Broderick Crawford). Dismayed that the family anticipates her demise, Henrietta reads her will and stuns everyone by adding that no one can inherit until the estate guardian, Abigail (Gale Sondergaard), dies. When Henrietta is murdered, Abigail fears her own life is in danger.

Cast: Basil Rathbone, Hugh Herbert, Bela Lugosi, Broderick Crawford, Gale Sondergaard, Anne Gwynne, Gladys Cooper, Claire Dodd

Director: Albert Rogell

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

Keywords: Murder, Mystery, Tense, 1940s, Dark, Family, Amusing