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The Night of January 16th (1941)

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The story revolves around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner, who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane, his secretary who also has a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kit Lane
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Bjorn Faulkner
Clarence Kolb ...
Tilton
Willard Robertson ...
Inspector Donegan
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Oscar, the Drunk
Donald Douglas ...
Attorney Polk
Paul Stanton ...
District Attorney
Margaret Hayes ...
Nancy Wakefield
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Flashy Blonde
Jean Phillips ...
Faulkner's Secretary
Rod Cameron ...
Attrorney Polk's Assistant
Keith Richards ...
Faulkner's Chauffeur
Paul Irving ...
Peters - Little Detective
James Flavin ...
Patrolman Kelly
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Storyline

The story revolves around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner, who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane, his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle, a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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28 November 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Private Secretary  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Author Ayn Rand hated the title "Night of January 16th"; she preferred the play's original title, "Woman on Trial". She also disowned the amateur and summer-stock adaptation of the play. See more »

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Referenced in Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997) See more »

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