The horror movie technique of slowly building tension to a jarring shock which turns out to be something completely harmless and benign became known as a “Lewton bus” after a famous scene in this movie created by producer Val Lewton.


22 thoughts on “A-Z TRIVIA WEDNESDAY: CAT PEOPLE (1942)

  1. I remember my late grandfather showed me this film and at first I wasn’t sure whether I’d like it. Thankfully I was proven wrong and loved the slow build up and ambiguity of it all. I have to give my grandfather credit for that, he was a great influence on my movie watching.

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