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The Shadow of the Cat

The Shadow of the Cat
Directed by John Gilling
Produced by Jon Penington
Written by George Baxt
Starring André Morell
Barbara Shelley
William Lucas
Freda Jackson
Conrad Phillips
Music by Mikis Theodorakis
Cinematography Arthur Grant
Edited by James Needs
John Pomeroy
Release dates 1 May 1961
Running time 79 mins
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget ₤81,000[1]

The Shadow of the Cat is a 1961 British horror film directed by John Gilling for Hammer Film Productions. It stars André Morell and Barbara Shelley. It was photographed in black-and-white by Arthur Grant. [2]


  • Plot 1
  • Cast 2
  • Reception 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Tabitha, the house cat of a wealthy lady, witnesses the murder of her owner by her husband and two servants. The cat becomes bent on revenge while the murderers try to kill her, the only witness.



Shadow of the Cat currently holds a three star rating (6.2/10) on IMDb.


  1. ^ Marcus Hearn & Alan Barnes, The Hammer Story: The Authorised History of Hammer Films, Titan Books, 2007 p 59
  2. ^ "THE SHADOW OF THE CAT". BFI. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 

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