Synopsis from Screen Archives
First off let me briefly discuss my feelings on the film as a newbie to this classic movie that jockeyed for the number one creep out of ’62 alongside a little movie known as
To many fans of film noir and detective
and gumshoe fare this will be old hat. Cat and Mouse featuring some classic Cape Fear Hollywood cinematography, scoring and acting, but I
assure you that this is one of the movies that made the mold. It’s difficult to
comment on a story that has been seemingly told so many times. In fact, the
best way to get my feelings out about a Experiment in Terror is to discuss the
The Blu-ray itself is a work of art as is the case with all of Twilight Time’s releases. The transfer looks gorgeous. Both audio and video are dressed for success. It comes with the characteristic Twilight Time insert that features handsome artwork from the film alongside some of the more pertinent notes to the film’s history. You won’t find many extras on the Twilight Time release, but you can be assured of its collectability.
You can pick it up HERE.
Please enjoy this classic for the first or fifth time, but make sure you do it with the lights low, with your honey on your arm, hand in the popcorn tub (Jiffy Pop’s okay this time fellas) and enjoy a haunting story that is as relevant today as it was 50 years ago. One of the best opening shots of San Francisco ever put to film.
Enjoy the Fantomas’ rendering of the classic score here (Live from Montreal!):
Enjoy Mancini’s original here: