The feline inside of her gnaws
In nightmares it scratches and claws
By terror she's gripped
To shreds her bed's ripped
The fear she's a cat is the cause
Simone Simon has a rough night in Cat People (Jacques Tourneur, 1944). "I detest the expression 'horror film,' " Tourneur told Positif. "I make films on the supernatural because I believe in it." There's more ahead in the Countdown to Halloween.