For John Hoppe,
On poisoned milk I'm sure you'll know already about Hitchcock's
SUSPICION. On killed cat (not accidentally) a Peter O'Toole film called
ROGUE MALE, I think.
On Thu, 6 Oct 1994, J. Hoppe wrote:
> Don't know if this quite fits, but in Ridley Scott's _Alien_ and James
> Cameron's _Aliens_ the crew's cat "Jonesy" is central to the suspense and
> fear of several scenes. And the way Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) values and
> protects the cat, it could be read as a sort of child-figure (especially
> in light of the maternity themes that are central in _Aliens_).
> John Hoppe
> English/grad student
> U. Iowa
> On Thu, 6 Oct 1994, Tony Williams wrote:
> > From: Tony Williams
> > English
> > SIUC
> > Help needed with the following examples either from films by the same
> > director or any director.
> > 1. Films where a cat is accidentally killed or murdered.
> > 2. A cat is substituted for a kidnapped baby in its cradle.
> > 3. Doll substituted for kidnapped child.
> > 4. Poison milk.
> > Any help appreciated. Thanks, Tony Williams.