The Cat and the Canary

1939

The Cat and the Canary

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Movie Info

In this film, the relatives of a recently-deceased millionaire are summoned to a creepy mansion for the reading of the will. The spooky fun begins when the dead man's beautiful niece is told that she must spend a night in the house and emerge safe and sane the following morning.

Cast

Bob Hope
as Wally Campbell
Paulette Goddard
as Joyce Norman
John Beal
as Fred Blythe
Douglass Montgomery
as Charles Wilder
George Zucco
as Lawyer Crosby
John Wray
as Hendricks
George Regas
as Indian Guide
Chief Thundercloud
as Indian Guide
Milton Kibbee
as Photographer
Charles Lane
as Reporter
Frank Melton
as Reporter
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Critic Reviews for The Cat and the Canary

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Audience Reviews for The Cat and the Canary

  • Dec 11, 2011
    Long on my list of films to see, this was quaint and enjoyable. Hope brings a disarming sense of cowardice to his role while maintaining full likability of his character. Goddard is simply lovely.
    Steve K Super Reviewer
  • Sep 19, 2008
    Hope throws some life into this remake.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer

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