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The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

An attorney tries to protect the sole heir to a millionaire┬┐s creepy estate.

Cast & Crew

Elliott Nugent Director
Bob Hope Wally Campbell
Paulette Goddard Joyce Norman
John Beal Fred Blythe
George Zucco Lawyer Crosby
John Wray Hendricks
George Regas Indian guide
Charles Lane First reporter
Frank Melton Second reporter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  72 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,642    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • The Cat and the Canary

    Michael Whitty 2016-10-14

    Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard were a little better the next year in "The Ghost Breakers" but this one, "The Cat and the Canary", has... MORE>

  • Comedy, not so much

    Alice 2016-10-14

    This film to me, was much more creepy and exciting, than funny. It did have some comedy in it. But, it definitely qualifies as a horror flick, even a... MORE>

  • Creepy & Funny...what more could you want...

    Jay 2014-11-05

    The Cat and the Canary along with The Ghost Breakers and The Smiling Ghost are my three favorite movies of the scary-comedy genre...Hope, as always,... MORE>