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Lady at Midnight (1948)

Passed  -  Mystery  -  15 August 1948 (USA)
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A young couple struggles to raise their adopted daughter, but a mysterious murder reveals the child's unknown fortune and a greedy lawyer who is out to steal it.

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Richard Denning ...
Peter Wiggins
Frances Rafferty ...
Ellen McPhail Wiggins
Lora Lee Michel ...
Tina Wiggins
Ralph Dunn ...
Al Garrity
Nana Bryant ...
Lydia Forsythe
Jackie Searl ...
Freddy Forsythe (as Jack Searle)
Harlan Warde ...
Ross Atherton
Claudia Drake ...
Carolyn 'Sugar' Gold
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Willie Gold
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A young couple struggles to raise their adopted daughter, but a mysterious murder reveals the child's unknown fortune and a greedy lawyer who is out to steal it.

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Delightful Old B Picture
29 April 2012 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Delightful old B Picture available on Netflix and perfect for a rainy Saturday afternoon. Super cheaply made with writing and a plot that will make you smile, even at its own inadequacies. Fast paced and thoroughly entertaining. Richard Denning and Frances Rafferty are likable as they fight to keep their adopted daughter from being taken away from them. Their sickeningly sweet little girl grows on you until she's actually fun and appealing. Filled with familiar faces from old B Films, all playing their usual typecast characters. And all are placed in the context of those cheap 1940's sets which all look remarkably the same.

All the vicious comments about this B film are true yet it's still fun to watch. Be sure and make some popcorn and grab a coke before you begin.


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