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The Cat and the Canary

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Frank Willard's barn-storming stage melodrama [[Feature~V8585~Cat and the Canary~thecatandthecanary]] was filmed four times over a fifty-year period. This silent 1927 version stars [[Performer~P39772~Laura LaPlante~lauralaplante]] as one of several potential heirs to a huge fortune. Brought to a foreboding mansion on the 20th anniversary of their eccentric benefactor's death, the heirs must sit in silence as the lawyer ([[Performer~P45833~Tully Marshall~tullymarshall]]) recites the terms of the will. The...more

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