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Fly-By-Night (1942)

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Dr. Geoffrey Burton
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Pat Lindsey
Albert Bassermann ...
Dr. Storm
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Prof. Langner
Edward Gargan ...
Officer Charlie Prescott
Adrian Morris ...
Officer John Prescott
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George Taylor
Walter Kingsford ...
Heydt (phoney Langner)
Cy Kendall ...
Dahlig
Nestor Paiva ...
Grube, smaller thug
Oscar O'Shea ...
Pa Prescott
Mary Gordon ...
Ma Prescott
Arthur Loft ...
Inspector Karns
Marion Martin ...
Blond Nurse
Clem Bevans ...
Train station watchman
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19 January 1942 (USA)  »

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Flykt i natten  »

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Well-paced, atmospheric "B" thriller with a few surprises
3 August 1999 | by (Columbus, OH) – See all my reviews

Above-average Paramount "B" thriller from director Robert Siodmak. A few surprises (including an imaginative action sequence and a jolting revelation during a climatic confrontation) elevate a standard falsely-accused-man-on-the-lam plot. Well-paced and atmospheric.


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