The classic 1934 mammoth Universal horror masterpiece production was directed by veteran director-writer Edgar G. Ulmer. Some of Ulmer’s best-known feature film productions include his classic film noir-drama masterpiece production of “Detour” (1945, with Tom Neal, Ann Savage and Claudia Drake), his mammoth cult classic United Artists sci-fi masterpiece production of “The Man from Planet X” (1951, with Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert, and Roy Engel), his classic Universal action-adventure masterpiece production of “The Naked Dawn” (1955, with Betta St. John, Eugene Iglesias and Arthur Kennedy ), his cult classic mammoth sci-fi masterpiece production for Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson’s American-International Pictures; “Beyond the Time Barrier” (1960, with Robert Clarke, Darlene Tompkins and Arianne Ulmer) and his classic mammoth Twentieth Century Fox (Twentieth Century Studios) wartime drama masterpiece production of “The Cavern” (1964, with John Saxon, Rosanna Schiaffino, Larry Hagman of “I Dream of Jeannie” and “Dallas” fame and Peter Marshall of “Hollywood Squares” fame).
For his classic mammoth Universal horror-fantasy masterpiece adaptation production of “The Black Cat” (1934), Ulmer served in various capacities for the production in addition to directing. Ulmer wrote the original screen treatment, which was loosely inspired by a short story from legendary author Edgar Allan Poe. Veteran screenwriters Tom Kilpatrick and Peter Ruric wrote the screenplay adaptation of “The Black Cat” (1934). Ulmer also took on uncredited positions for the Universal production of “The Black Cat” (1934); including costume designer; where he worked with veteran Universal Studios costume/wardrobe designers Vera West and Ed Ware; Ulmer also served as a set designer for his own film; according to IMDB. “The Black Cat” (1934) was produced by veteran Universal Studios producer Carl Laemmle Jr.. The son of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle; the junior Laemmle helped establish Universal’s signature “house style” of classic mammoth monster and horror masterpiece productions. Veteran supervising producer E.M. Asher co-produced the classic mammoth 1934 Universal horror masterpiece adaptation of Poe’s short story.
This will mark Svengoolie’s fifth coast-to-coast big broadcast of Edgar G. Ulmer’s classic mammoth Universal horror masterpiece adaptation of Poe’s “The Black Cat” (1934) on Me-TV. He previously showcased Ulmer’s classic 1934 mammoth Universal horror masterpiece adaptation back in Jan. 2013 as a big coast-to-coast broadcast premiere, Dec. 2013, Nov. 2014 and Dec. 2017.
Who was in Edgar G. Ulmer’s classic Universal horror masterpiece production of “The Black Cat” (1934)?
The players who appeared in Edgar G. Ulmer’s classic mammoth Universal horror masterpiece production of “The Black Cat” (1934) were Bela Lugosi (as Dr. Vitus Werdegast), Boris Karloff (as Hjalmar Poelzig), Julie Bishop (as Joan Alison, Bishop received screen credit under her original birth name of Jacqueline Wells in the film), young Andy Devine (in an uncredited role as a bit player), young John Carradine (in an uncredited role as a cult organist), Egon Brecher (as the Majordomo), David Manners (as Peter Alison), Henry Armetta (as a sergeant), Albert Conti (as a lieutenant), Lucille Lund (as Karen), Harry Cording (as Thamal), Lois January (as a cultist), Luis Alberni (as a train steward) and André Cheron (as a train conductor).