John Willard (playwright)

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John Willard (November 28, 1885, San Francisco, California – August 30, 1942, Los Angeles, California) was an American playwright. His most famous work is The Cat and the Canary (1922), which was made into the influential silent film of the same name in 1927, and refilmed in 1939 starring Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard.[1] The play was revived by the Berkshire Theatre in Mass. in 2013 [2]

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