Ep. 40: Cat People (1942) - You Can't Fool a Cat


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It's the last full length episode of season 4! This week your favorite ghouls discuss the 1942 classic, Cat People! Topics of discussion include but aren't limited to: American women during WWII, female sexuality, and the origin of jump scares! ------ Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com Get some delicious coffee from our sponsors! www.recesscoffee.com ---- Resources: Books & Scholarly Journals: Mccutcheon, Camille. “Horror Noir: Where Cinemas Dark Sisters Meet. PaulMeehan. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2011.” The Journal of American Culture, vol. 36, no. 1, 2013, pp. 67–68., doi:10.1111/jacc.12013_15. Means Coleman, Robin R. Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present. Routledge, 2011. Palumbo, Donald. Eros in the Mind's Eye: Sexuality and the Fantastic in Art and Film. Greenwood Press, 1986. Snelson, Tim. Phantom Ladies: Hollywood Horror and the Home Front. Rutgers U.P., 2016. Wilcox, Jason. “Cat People and Its Two Worlds.” CineAction, vol. 52, 2000. Questia.com, Cat People (1942). Online Articles: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/70479/Cat-People/articles.html http://www.innsmouthfreepress.com/blog/article-cat-people-1942-vs-cat-people-1982/ https://www.loc.gov/programs/static/national-film-preservation-board/documents/cat_people.pdf https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-cat-people-1942 https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/30/movies/cat-people-and-a-gallery-of-horror-predators.html http://www.audienceseverywhere.net/cat-people-1942/ https://www.criterion.com/films/28696-cat-people https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat_People_(1942_film) http://www.kimt.com/content/news/Cat-People-1942-vs-Cat-People-1942-470269023.html

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