These wonderful photos were taken in 1961 by Ralph Crane documenting Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood. A shot of Vincent Price suggests that this audition must have been for Tales of Terror by Roger Corman.
Markhor is a large species of wild goat that is found in northeastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, some parts of India, southern Tajikistan and southern Uzbekistan. It is the national animal of Pakistan.
cat in a salad bowl* HaHa! Reminds me of those awful pictures where they put newborns in bowls and other odd and inappropriate objects, but I like this one because the cat probably climbed in by itself.