When an elderly man dies, some of his relatives gather to hear the reading of the will. When it is read by his attorney, the old man lets it be known how much he despised and loathed his worthless kin. As a result, his will is structured in such a way as to set up a dogfight between his potential heirs as to who will collect his fortune. Written by
For God's sake, stay in your rooms and lock the doors!
Did You Know?
The film was made and released about fifty-six years after its source stage play of the same name by John Willard
had been first performed in 1922. See more
After Hendricks is shot fatally three times by Paul, he is still breathing. See more
No one is more sincere than a greedy cousin. That's Paul Jones' theory of relativity.
Version of The Cat and the Canary