From costume design to sound track, a lot of work is done to maintain the fear in ghost movies. Footsteps, dark shadows and ghostly voices are also used to scare people. Black cats are also often used in horror films. It once happened in Hollywood that an audition was held for the role of a black cat in a movie. These days, the picture of this audition is going viral on Instagram.
Advertised for auditions
In fact, in 1962, a ghostly film called ‘Tales of Terror’ was released in Hollywood. Its director had decided to keep everything original in the film. Black Cats auditioned for this. The producers of the film advertised in the newspaper that anyone who wants to cast their cat in the film can come and audition. After this, people arrived with their cats on N. Bronson Avenue in Hollywood.
152 cats came for the audition
The producers didn’t expect people to turn up, but when they looked outside the studio, 152 cats were lined up. They have a leash around their neck, the string of which is held by their owners. This incident was captured by photographer Ralph Crane in his camera. These days, this picture of Ralph is going viral on Instagram. He clicked it during a 1961 audition.
62 years old picture viral
It can be seen in the picture that people are standing on the footpath. In front of him are his cats, with leashes tied around their necks. People are waiting for their turn, so that they can go for the audition. More than six lakh people have liked this viral picture on Instagram. Let us tell you that the movie ‘Tales of Terror’ was based on the book written by Edgar Allan Poe.