This Is What It Looks Like When 152 Black Cats Audition for a Movie  “As far as anyone could remember, it was the biggest invitation to bad luck ever seen in one place.” LIFE wrote.  When it comes to four-legged thespians, canines have generally achieved a greater level of fame than their feline rivals. We fondly remember Lassie, Benji and Toto, but cats seem to face a steeper path to Hollywood stardom. Blame it on the lack of good roles. One role, however—the title character in Edgar Allen…

This Is What It Looks Like When 152 Black Cats Audition for a Movie “As far as anyone could remember, it was the biggest invitation to bad luck ever seen in one place.” LIFE wrote. When it comes to four-legged thespians, canines have generally achieved a greater level of fame than their feline rivals. We fondly remember Lassie, Benji and Toto, but cats seem to face a steeper path to Hollywood stardom. Blame it on the lack of good roles. One role, however—the title character in Edgar Allen…

Once upon a time a cat had a girl and a girl had a cat... And together they were two l #photography #kids

Once upon a time a cat had a girl and a girl had a cat... And together they were two l #photography #kids

[Love this!]  July 29, 1925. Harry Warnecke, a photographer for the NY News, got a phone tip that a cat trying to carry its kittens home was tying up traffic because a policeman had stopped the cars on a busy street (Centre Street) to allow it to cross.   When the picture ran, the NY News was besieged with letters and requests for prints. Few days later, the helpful policeman received a letter of commendation from the Police Commissioner.

Mother Cat stops Traffic

[Love this!] July 29, 1925. Harry Warnecke, a photographer for the NY News, got a phone tip that a cat trying to carry its kittens home was tying up traffic because a policeman had stopped the cars on a busy street (Centre Street) to allow it to cross. When the picture ran, the NY News was besieged with letters and requests for prints. Few days later, the helpful policeman received a letter of commendation from the Police Commissioner.

Jackie (1929-1994) and Caroline Kennedy at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts in the summer of 1961 • photo: Jacques Lowe on Westwood Gallery                                                                                                                                                     Más

Jackie (1929-1994) and Caroline Kennedy at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts in the summer of 1961 • photo: Jacques Lowe on Westwood Gallery Más

Audrey and her tortie. Ok so it's not a black cat but still a stunning black and white photo.

Audrey and her tortie. Ok so it's not a black cat but still a stunning black and white photo.

It was a sunny summer afternoon, July 29, 1925. Harry Warnecke, a photographer for the New York News, got a phone tip that a cat trying to carry its kittens home was tying up traffic because a police man had stopped the cars on a busy street (Centre Street) to allow it to cross. Perfect policeman!

It was a sunny summer afternoon, July 29, 1925. Harry Warnecke, a photographer for the New York News, got a phone tip that a cat trying to carry its kittens home was tying up traffic because a police man had stopped the cars on a busy street (Centre Street) to allow it to cross. Perfect policeman!

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