The Cat and the Canary
Ten years after the death of millionaire Cyrus Norman, his will is to be read out to his six relatives, including Joyce Norman and Wally Campbell. Organized by Norman's lawyer, Crosby, the six meet at Norman's eerie New Orleans Gothic mansion. During the reading, the superstitious housekeeper declares that someone will be dead by midnight. Wally fears for Joyce when she is declared the sole inheritor, but all are alarmed when Crosby turns up dead.
- Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
- Studio: Paramount
- Keyword: cat, louisiana, alligator, bayou, based on play or musical, eccentric, inheritance, last will and testament, mansion, housekeeper, black cat, bookcase, murder mystery
- Cast: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery, Gale Sondergaard, Elizabeth Patterson