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Under Cover of Night (1937)

Passed | | Action, Comedy, Mystery | 8 January 1937 (USA)
A crazed, philandering professor prevents his studious wife from leaving him by committing the perfect murder.

Director:

George B. Seitz

Writers:

Bertram Millhauser (original story), Bertram Millhauser (screen play)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Edmund Lowe ... Christopher Cross
Florence Rice ... Deb Reed
Nat Pendleton ... Sergeant Lucks
Henry Daniell ... Marvin Griswald
Sara Haden ... Janet Griswald
Dean Jagger ... Alan Shaw
Frank Reicher ... Rudolph Brehmer
Zeffie Tilbury ... Mrs. Nash
Henry Kolker ... District Attorney Pritchard
Marla Shelton ... Tonya Van Horne
Theodore von Eltz ... John Lamont
Dorothy Peterson ... Susan Nash
Harry Davenport ... Dr. Reed
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johnny Arthur ... Dr. Busby - Coroner
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A crazed, philandering professor prevents his studious wife from leaving him by committing the perfect murder.

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A NEW super-sleuth! Be first to discover him! (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Mystery

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 January 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sous le voile de la nuit See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film's initial telecast in Philadelphia took place Sunday 23 February 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6); it first aired in Los Angeles 23 April 1959 on KTTV (Channel 11), in San Francisco 5 August 1961 on KGO (Channel 7), and, finally, in New York City 22 March 1963 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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Why kill the little dog
15 August 2019 | by kitteecatzSee all my reviews

I agree with previous reviewer "Western" it put me off the film killing the cute little dog. I hate any film whether an old film like this or a modern film. I quite like Edmund Lowe films, this wasn't a bad story and would have given more stars.


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