The Cat and the Canary (1927)

UK TBC Certificate
In cinemas
October 3, 1927
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April 22, 2024
1 Hour 26 Minutes
From Eureka Entertainment

Twenty years after the death of millionaire Cyrus West, his surviving relatives are called together in a decaying mansion on the Hudson River. There, they gather to hear West’s lawyer Roger Crosby read his last will and testament and discover that West has left everything to his niece Annabelle. That is, at least, on the condition that she is judged to be legally sane. As the family settles in for the evening, tensions rise when they are informed that a murderer nicknamed the Cat has escaped from a nearby asylum and is suspected to be somewhere on the grounds. Crosby soon disappears in mysterious circumstances, which proves to be just the first in a series of horrifying events that will punctuate a long, dark night of terror – during which Annabelle’s sanity will be called into question again and again.

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January 30, 2024

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