The Cat and the Canary (1978) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Cat and the Canary (1978)





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This film was based on Frank Willard's 1927 stage play The Cat and the Canary. In the story, Annabelle West is one of several potential heirs to a huge fortune. Brought to a foreboding mansion for the reading of the will, the heirs discover a murderer in their midst.


Carol Lynley
as Annabelle West
Honor Blackman
as Susan Sillsby
Michael Callan
as Paul Jones
Edward Fox
as Hendricks
Wendy Hiller
as Allison Crosby
Olivia Hussey
as Cicily Young
Peter McEnery
as Charlie Wilder
Daniel Massey
as Harry Blythe
Beatrix Lehmann
as Mrs. Pleasant
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Audience Reviews for The Cat and the Canary


Fun remake, with nice touches and a good cast.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

A really fun "spooky mansion with a lunatic on the loose" film. Starring Pussy Galore, Juliet, The Jackal and a woman who Maggie Smith obviously stole her DNA from. The focus pulling in this movie is incredible. A real suprise

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer

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