Ev’rybody Wants To Be A Cat

Friends,

This post is much better than most Freshly Pressed posts …. I hope you enjoy it, it is a funny look at cats and film noire ….

And it was funny.

Don’t you agree?

Wayne
Luvsiesous.com

Blathering About Nothing

I don’t know how it has escaped me all these years, particularly when I studied Film Noir at TAFE and at university, but today I suddenly realised the connection between Film Noir and cats.

It’s as simple as this: a cat is a classic Femme Fatale. This is true regardless of the gender of the cat in question, although I can only use my own cat as a example, and she is a female.

Femme Fatale is the mysterious and seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers, often leading them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations.  The tradition of the Femme Fatale has a long history in literature and art, going back to Medea, Cleopatra and other like-minded, strong-willed gals who just wouldn’t do what they were told.

Pic: Indieflix

In the American Film-Noir of the 1930s and 40s, the Femme-Fatale was often the driving force behind…

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First, I blogged on blogger, then Myspace - soon I was consistently ranked. Next, I quit. Then the blogging addiction came back .... Comments are appreciated. Not nice comments are edited. You can follow me at the top right.
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