Skip to main content


    The Curse of the Cat People by DeWitt Bodeen (RKO, 1944). Hardbound Script (8.5" X 11"), Autographed Photo (8" X 10"), & Autographed Letter (8.5" X 10").
    DeWitt Bodeen had written a few well-received plays when he made his way to Hollywood as a reader. He came to the attention of producer Val Lewton, who hired him as a research assistant on Jane Eyre. When Lewton went to RKO, he asked Bodeen to join him as a screenwriter. Together with directors Jacques Tourneur and Mark Robson, Lewton and Bodeen would create a trio of famous psychological horror films, Cat People, The 7th Victim and this not-quite-a-sequel, The Curse of the Cat People. This autographed personal copy of the script was sent to a fan along with a letter and autographed photo. There are eleven pages of scrapbooked reviews in the hardbound script, as well as a photo of Bodeen and Simone Simon. The script shows expected spine, edge, and cover wear. The photo and letter are in excellent condition. Very Fine.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Flat, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 422

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Auction #161811 spotlights

    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Window Card

    Jaws (Universal, 1975). One Sheet

    Rear Window (Paramount, 1954). Window Card

    Whoopee! (United Artists, 1930). Window Card

    King Cowboy (FBO, 1928). Title Lobby Card

    Elvis on Tour (MGM, 1972). British Quad

    South of the Rio Grande (Columbia, 1932). Title Lobby Card & Lobby Card

    Roman Holiday (Paramount, 1953). Window Card

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,843,783
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $53,064.25