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The Cat o’ Nine Tails

aka Il gatto a nove code

  • Year:1971
  • Country of origin: Italy, France, West Germany
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Director: Dario Argento
  • Length: 112 min
  • IMDb rating: The Cat o’ Nine Tails (1971) on IMDb
Poster of The Cat o’ Nine Tails

Selected disc options for The Cat o’ Nine Tails

Extras
Arrow box art
Arrow BD-ALL/US 2018
Blue Underground box art
Blue Underground BD-A/US 2011
Arrow box art
Arrow BD-ALL/UK/OOP 2013
Anchor Bay box art
Anchor Bay DVD-1/US/OOP 2001
Audio Commentary by Critics Alan Jones and Kim Newman has extra
Tales of the Cat - Interviews with Director/Co-Writer Dario Argento, Co-Writer Dardano Sacchetti and Composer Ennio Morricone (13:53) has extra has extra
Child Star - Interview with Actress Cinzia De Carolis (11:02) has extra
Giallo in Turin - Interview with Production Manager Angelo Iacono (15:11) has extra
Nine Lives - Interview with Director/Co-Writer Dario Argento (15:57) has extra
The Writer o’ Many Tales - Interview with Co-Writer Dardano Sacchetti (34:46) has extra
The Art and Arteries of the Giallo - Interview with Director Sergio Martino (24:05) has extra
Cat o’ Nine Tails in Reflection - Interview with Director Luigi Cozzi (16:24) has extra
Dario’s Murderous Moggy - Interview with Director/Co-Writer Dario Argento (10:31) has extra
Radio Interview with Actor James Franciscus (7:35) has extra has extra
Radio Interview with Actor Karl Malden (7:50) has extra has extra
Alternate Ending Script Pages with Stills (3:09) has extra
Stills Gallery has extra
Biographies has extra
International Theatrical Trailer (1:50) has extra has extra has extra
Italian Theatrical Trailer (1:44) has extra has extra
US Theatrical Trailer (1:38) has extra has extra has extra
Radio Spots (0:58, 0:31) has extra has extra
TV Spots (1:02, 0:32) has extra has extra
Easter Egg: Elevator Shaft Clip (0:38) has extra

Notes

  • Arrow’s 2018 Blu-ray includes a 40-page booklet with writing by director Dario Argento (“Murder in the Dark: Mystery and Madness in ‘The Cat o’ Nine Tails’”, 1996), Barry Forshaw (“Putting the Audience Through It”), Troy Howarth (“Wipe That Expression of Sympathy from Your Face: Learning to Love ‘The Cat o’ Nine Tails’”) and Howard Hughes (“Grace Notes: The Voice and Music of Edda Dell’Orso”); 4 lobby card reproductions; and a double-sided fold-out poster.
  • Blue Underground’s Blu-ray is also available in “The Dario Argento Collection” box set.
  • Arrow’s 2013 Blu-ray includes a booklet with writing by Alan Jones. It is also available as a “Limited Edition” containing a double-sided fold-out poster and four sleeve art options.
  • Anchor Bay’s DVD is also available in the “Fright Pack: Man’s Worst Friends” box set.

Ultimate Edition

Combine the best digital presentation with a selection of choice extras for the ultimate edition.

Presentation Arrow BD 2018
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 35.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
      • Length:1:51:48.544
      • File size: 30.27 GiB
      • Notes: English Title
    • File 2
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 35.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
      • Length:1:51:48.544
      • File size: 30.21 GiB
      • Notes: Italian Title
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1078 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
    • File 2
      • Language: Italian DTS-HD MA 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1045 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English SDH
Blue Underground BD 2011
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 32.98 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
      • Length:1:51:44.739
      • File size: 30.47 GiB
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 2060 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
    • File 2
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1069 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
    • File 3
      • Language: French Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 256 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
    • File 4
      • Language: Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 256 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English SDH
    • French
    • Spanish
Arrow BD 2013
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p
      • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
    • File 2
      • Language: Italian LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Subtitles
    • English SDH
Extras Audio Commentary by Critics Alan Jones and Kim Newman Arrow BD
Tales of the Cat - Interviews with Director/Co-Writer Dario Argento, Co-Writer Dardano Sacchetti and Composer Ennio Morricone (13:53, 480i) Blue Underground BD
Child Star - Interview with Actress Cinzia De Carolis (11:02, 1080p) Arrow BD
Giallo in Turin - Interview with Production Manager Angelo Iacono (15:11, 1080p) Arrow BD
Nine Lives - Interview with Director/Co-Writer Dario Argento (15:57, 1080p) Arrow BD
The Writer o’ Many Tales - Interview with Co-Writer Dardano Sacchetti (34:46, 1080p) Arrow BD
The Art and Arteries of the Giallo - Interview with Director Sergio Martino (24:05) Arrow BD
Cat o’ Nine Tails in Reflection - Interview with Director Luigi Cozzi (16:24) Arrow BD
Dario’s Murderous Moggy - Interview with Director/Co-Writer Dario Argento (10:31) Arrow BD
Radio Interview with Actor James Franciscus (7:35) Blue Underground BD
Radio Interview with Actor Karl Malden (7:50) Blue Underground BD
Alternate Ending Script Pages with Stills (3:09, 1080p) Arrow BD
Stills Gallery Anchor Bay DVD
Biographies Anchor Bay DVD
International Theatrical Trailer (1:50, 1080p) Arrow BD
Italian Theatrical Trailer (1:44, 1080p) Arrow BD
US Theatrical Trailer (1:38, 1080p) Arrow BD
Radio Spots (0:58, 0:31) Blue Underground BD
TV Spots (1:02, 0:32, 480i) Blue Underground BD
Easter Egg: Elevator Shaft Clip (0:38, 1080p) Blue Underground BD