The Cat and the Canary

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The Cat and the Canary is a melodramatic romp written in 1922 by American playwright John Willard [1] (1885-1942).

The original stage play opened on February 7, 1922 in New York City.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

The play was adapted at least four times into feature films.

Performance history in South Africa

An Arthur Lane and Actor's Company production was directed by Michael Howard 1 May to 1 July 1978 at the Brooke Theatre, Johannesburg, starring Phyliss Early, Terrick Fitzhugh, Stuart Parker, Brenda Wood, Bill Brewer.

Sources

Wikipedia [2]

Theatre programme held by NELM: [Collection: THEATRE PROGRAMMES]: 2012. 285. 1. 52.

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