John Willard (playwright)
|Born||November 28, 1885
San Francisco, California, United States
|Died||August 30, 1942
Los Angeles, California, United States
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. Also, the work was filmed in 1930, in 1939 (starring Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard) and in 1979 (by Radley Metzger). Willard also co-wrote The Blue Flame (1920) with George V. Hobart.
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