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La Voluntad del Muerto (English: The Will of the Dead Man) is a 1930 Spanish-language remake of the 1927 silent film The Cat and the Canary and a Spanish-language version of The Cat Creeps (1930), which is now considered a lost film.

La Voluntad del Muerto
La Voluntad del Muerto - theatrical poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byEnrique Tovar Ávalos
George Melford
Screenplay byBaltasar Fernández Cué (script adaptation)
StarringAntoni Moreno
Lupita Tovar
Andrés de Segurola
CinematographyGeorge Robinson
Edited byArthur Tavares
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
December 12, 1930 (USA)

The film was directed by George Melford and Enrique Tovar Ávalos, and stars Antonio Moreno, Lupita Tovar, Andrés de Segurola, Roberto E. Guzmán, Paul Ellis, Lucio Villegas, Agostino Borgato, Conchita Ballesteros, María Calvo, and Soledad Jiménez.[1]

A premiere gala was held for the film at Los Angeles' California Theatre on January 23, 1931.[2]


  1. ^ "25 Jan 1931, 38 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2018-12-29.
  2. ^ "21 Jan 1931, 29 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2018-12-29.

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