The Cat o' Nine Tails

"Good"

The Cat o' Nine Tails Review


One of Dario Argento's better horror flicks -- helped amiably by Karl Malden as a blind crossword puzzle creator who, with the help of a local reporter, stumbles into a murder mystery, replete with creepy, dubbed Italians. Ultimately, Malden ends up in a supporting role, but the lively story, impressive close-up gore sequences (watch early on as a train runs down one poor sap), and at least moderately interesting twists make it worthwhile.

Aka Il Gatto a nove code.



The Cat o' Nine Tails

Facts and Figures

Run time: 112 mins

In Theaters: Friday 21st May 1971

Distributed by: Blue Underground

Production compaines: Terra-Filmkunst, Labrador Films, Seda Spettacoli

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Fresh: 11 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 6.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Franco Arno, Catherine Spaak as Anna Terzi, as Carlo Giordani, Pier Paolo Capponi as Police Supt. Spini, Horst Frank as Dr. Braun, Rada Rassimov as Bianca Merusi, Aldo Reggiani as Dr. Casoni, Carlo Alighiero as Dr. Calabresi, Vittorio Congia as Righetto (cameraman), Ugo Fangareggi as Gigi the Loser, Ada Pometti as Telephone operator

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