The Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood, 1961

“The biggest invitation to bad luck ever seen in one place”

LIFE magazine, 1961

152 μαύρες γάτες σε αναμονή του ρόλου για τη “Μαύρη γάτα” του Edgar Allen Poe !!!

Cats hate being on leads at the best of times, so what’s going on in these curious photos of kitties on leashes lined up with their owners?

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These photos were taken by legendary LIFE photographer Ralph Crane in 1961. They show over 150 of the cutest and fluffiest of budding actors auditioning for a starring role in the film adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Black Cat. Continue reading