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Night After Night (1932)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama | 30 October 1932 (USA)
A successful ex-boxer opens a high-class speakeasy in what once was the childhood home of a formerly rich society girl.

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A successful ex-boxer opens a high-class speakeasy in what once was the childhood home of a formerly rich society girl.

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MISS HEALY (Constance Cummings) - Alone - always alone - she sat in Joe's Place - waiting - for what? (original lobby card 2) See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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30 October 1932 (USA)  »

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Noite Após Noite  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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According to Dr. Jim Tucker in his book "Return to Life", although Marty Martyn is credited as portraying a character named "Malloy" this character is never named in the final version of the film, although the actor can be identified in both scenes from the film as well as publicity photos. See more »

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A tipsy Mabel Jellyman takes her hand off a champagne bottle twice after setting it on the table. See more »

Quotes

Hatcheck girl: Goodness, what beautiful diamonds!
Maudie: Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie.
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Referenced in Maple Palm (2006) See more »

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Isn't It Romantic?
Music by Richard Rodgers
Played by the band at George Raft's speakeasy
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Under-rated package of rare delights!
11 June 2000 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

I was expecting a lousy film whose only value was as the debut film of Mae West - I mean Leonard calls it a "crashing bore"! But what I got was a delightful film, excellently acted by all, with a profound theme and great dialogue. It is a film about dissatisfaction - all the characters are unhappy with their lot and desperately grasping for change. George Raft, the slick gangster, wants an education and true love. Constance Cummings also wants true love, although she thinks she wants security. And Alison Skipworth wants the wild life instead of school teacher drudgery. Only Mae West seems happy with her place as a man-devouring cosmetician.

This film is not a comedy - although it has many hilarious scenes (wait until you see West and Skipworth in bed together!). It is a frank and insightful drama, very risque and dangerously sexual. George Raft is unusually sensitive, Constance Cummings outstanding and Alison Skipworth dazzling. The supporting cast is also fine - led by the incomparable Mae West. A rare treat from the early 1930's.


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