The Cat and the Canary

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The Cat and the Canary

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The Cat and the Canary

Release Date: October 27, 1939

Year    :   1939
Slogan    :   «A CHILL-AND-CHUCKLE CHASE!...A FORTUNE AT STAKE AND A MONSTER AT LARGE!»
Genres    :   Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Elliott Nugent
Producers    :   Arthur Hornblow Jr.
Writers    :   John Willard, Walter DeLeon, Lynn Starling
RunTime    :   72 mins.

Ten years after the death of millionaire Cyrus Norman, his will is to be read out to his six relatives, including Joyce Norman and Wally Campbell. Organized by Norman's lawyer, Crosby, the six meet at Norman's eerie New Orleans Gothic mansion. During the reading, the superstitious housekeeper declares that someone will be dead by midnight. Wally fears for Joyce when she is declared the sole inheritor, but all are alarmed when Crosby turns up dead.




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