About the film
love triangle jealousy cat zoo transformation canary swimming pool panther noir curse val lewton folklore fear of intimacy unconsummated marriage turned into animal
Release Date: December 05, 1942
|Slogan||:||«SHE WAS MARKED WITH THE CURSE OF THOSE WHO SLINK AND COURT AND KILL BY NIGHT!»|
|Production Companies||:||RKO Radio Pictures|
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.