Ghost Cat of Yonaki Swamp

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Ghost Cat of Yonaki Swamp
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Directed by Katsuhiko Tasaka
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  • 1957 (1957)

Ghost Cat of Yonaki Swamp (Japanese: 怪猫夜泣き沼, Hepburn: Kaibyō Yonaki numa), also known as Necromancy, [1] is a 1957 Japanese horror film directed by Katsuhiko Tasaka. It stars Shintaro Katsu [2] and Takako Irie, the latter known for her roles in "ghost cat" films (kaibyō eiga or bake neko mono), with her appearance in Ghost Cat of Yonaki Swamp being her fifth and final such role. [3]


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  1. Lee, Walt (1972). Reference Guide to Fantastic Films: Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror. Vol. 2. Chelsea-Lee Books. p. 238. ISBN   9780913974025.
  2. Sharp, Jasper (2011). Historical Dictionary of Japanese Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 122. ISBN   978-0810857957.
  3. Crandol, Michael (2021). Ghost in the Well: The Hidden History of Horror Films in Japan. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN   978-1350178731.

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