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One Dark Night (1939)

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Samson Brown is a lazy and shiftless husband who lets his wife, Hannah, support the family. He is constantly insulted and annoyed by his in-laws, who live with them, and finally takes off ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mantan Moreland ...
Samson Brown
Betty Treadville ...
Hannah Brown
Josephine Edwards ...
Barbara Brown (as Josephine Pearson)
Arthur Ray ...
Pop
Bobby Simmons ...
Jimmy
Laurence Criner ...
Pete Danker (as Lawrence Criner)
Jessica Grayson ...
Mom (as Jessie Grayson)
John Thomas ...
Bill, the boyfriend
Monte Hawley ...
Hamilton
Vernon McCalla ...
Orville Otis
Ruby Logan ...
Ruby
Alfred Grant ...
Morris
Guernsey Morrow ...
Professor
Herbert Skinner ...
Attorney
Earle Hall ...
Headwaiter (as Earl Hall)
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Samson Brown is a lazy and shiftless husband who lets his wife, Hannah, support the family. He is constantly insulted and annoyed by his in-laws, who live with them, and finally takes off for points unknown. At home, life goes on as usual with the exception of a former suitor who shows up to court Hannah when it is believed Samson is dead. While wandering around the desert Samson discovers a valuable radium deposit. The now-rich Samson plans to return home and sort out the family matters but first he buys a nightclub. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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desert | suitor | radium | lazy | b movie | See more »

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Jammed with action... Full of thrills!

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Comedy | Music

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24 November 1939 (USA)  »

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Night Club Girl  »

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1.37 : 1
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This film is believed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

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Shake It and Break It
Written by Johnny Lange and Lew Porter
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