The Cat Creeps


1h 11m 1930

Film Details

Release Date
Nov 10, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Cat and the Canary by John Willard (New York, 7 Feb 1922).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 11m
Sound
Mono (MovieTone)
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
6,493ft (8 reels)

Synopsis

A remake of The Cat and the Canary (1927) along the same dramatic lines as the earlier version. La voluntad del muerto , a Spanish-language version, was shot simultaneously.

Film Details

Release Date
Nov 10, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Cat and the Canary by John Willard (New York, 7 Feb 1922).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 11m
Sound
Mono (MovieTone)
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
6,493ft (8 reels)

Quotes

Trivia

This film is presumed lost. Please check your attic.

While the film is lost, a few clips survive as part of the 1932 short subject, Boo!

Notes

For information on other films based on John Willard's play The Cat and the Canary, please consult the entry for the 1935 Paramount production of the same name, directed by Elliott Nugent and starring Bob Hope.