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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.

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Directed by

Jacques Tourneur

Written by

DeWitt Bodeen (Writer)

Runtime

73 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

SHE WAS MARKED WITH THE CURSE OF THOSE WHO SLINK AND COURT AND KILL BY NIGHT!

Cast

Keywords

cat jealousy transformation love triangle swimming pool curse folklore zoo noir panther canary turned into animal val lewton fear of intimacy unconsummated marriage

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