Gore guru Lucio Fulci, the director behind such films as the entrail ridden Zombie Flesh-Eaters and the seriously nasty New York Ripper gets to grips with gothic horror writer Edgar Allan Poe in this gruesome adaptation of his classic story.
A detective arrives to investigate a series of grisly murders and finds a few tell-tale paw prints here and there. Patrick Magee (A Clockwork Orange) stars in one of his last roles as the moggy mastermind.
Patrick Magee ... Prof. Robert Miles
Mimsy Farmer ... Jill Trevers
David Warbeck ... Inspector Gorley
Al Cliver ... Sgt. Wilson
Dagmar Lassander ... Lillian Grayson
Bruno Corazzari ... Ferguson
Geoffrey Copleston ... Inspector Flynn
Daniela Doria ... Maureen Grayson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lucio Fulci ... Doctor (scenes deleted)
Release Date:10 February 1984 (USA)
Also Known As:El gato negro
Filming Locations:England, UK