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An author becomes convinced he's unearthed a feline conspiracy to control mankind.
Horror 1977 85 mins
Director: Denis Héroux
Long before the Internet fulfilled the prophecy of a cats' takeover, Denis Héroux's final film proposed the theory. A purring Ray Milland and crazed Peter Cushing link the film, which plays out as three stories 'proving' the pets' evil intentions. Also features Donald Pleasence (playing 'Valentine De'ath'), Samantha Eggar and Joan Greenwood.
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Fantasy 1984 95 mins Director: Neil Jordan
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Featuring Peter Cushing
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Science Fiction 1966 84 mins Director: Gordon Flemyng
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