The Black Cat
The Black Cat (1934) starring Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi
Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi appeared together in eight different horror films–but very likely, the best of them was the first, The Black Cat – a monster movie where the monsters are all too human.
Synopsis of The Black Cat
A young American couple traveling by train on their honeymoon meet Dr. Vitus Werdegast (Bela Lugosi) where they are both going to the same destination. Lugosi is returning home after a fifteen-year absence, having been a prisoner of war. Which we later learn was due to the betrayal of his commanding officer, Hjalmar Poelzig (Boris Karloff). This resulted in the death of thousands of his own men. After a driving accident, they are all the “guests” of Karloff. Who doesn’t seem eager for any of them to leave …Read More »The Black Cat