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The Cat and the Canary (1927) Poster

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Roger Crosby: I have come to read the will of Cyrus West. Have any of the heirs arrived yet?

Mammy Pleasant: No, Mr. Crosby.

Roger Crosby: You must have been lonely here these twenty years, Mammy Pleasant.

Mammy Pleasant: I don't need the living ones.

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Aunt Susan Sillsby: I'd like to see anybody get out of here.

Aunt Susan Sillsby: I always look under the bed but I've never found anything yet.

Cecily Young: You're not what Aunt Susan expected, but come out anyway.

Paul Jones: I came in here to protect you from the ghost!

Aunt Susan Sillsby: All men are alike, only some are worse. Now you get out!

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Paul Jones: Have you ever seen anything that looked like a ghost in this house?

Mammy Pleasant: There may be one standing behind you now!

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Annabelle West: What's this all about, Paul?

Paul Jones: Don't interrupt me... I think I'm thinking!

Paul Jones: The solution of this mystery is in the envelope in Crosby's pocket.

Paul Jones: The person named in that envelope is the one who murdered Crosby.

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Annabelle West: Why, Paul, I haven't seen you since nurse dropped you on your head.

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Aunt Susan Sillsby: [to Annabelle] You've had twenty years to get ready for this meeting. It's a wonder you couldn't be here on time.

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Roger Crosby: [as clock strikes] That clock hasn't struck in twenty years - since the old man died!

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The Guard: Nobody leaves this house tonight!

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Mammy Pleasant: This is an evil omen! Something terrible will happen here tonight!

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Harry Blythe: Haven't you found anybody to put in your straightjacket yet?

The Guard: No - but I will before I leave.

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Ira Lazar: Why are you so nervous tonight?

Annabelle West: Well first, Mr. Crosby was murdered.

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[first lines]

Narrator: On a lonely pine-clad hill overlooking the Hudson, stood the grotesque mansion of an eccentric millionaire...

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