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The Midnight Patrol (1932)

A cub reporter rashly makes a promise to solve a murder mystery within 24 hours, then must make good on his boast.

Director:

Christy Cabanne

Writers:

George Jeske (screenplay), Arthur Hoerl (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Regis Toomey ... John Martin
Betty Bronson ... Ellen Gray
Edwina Booth ... Joyce Greeley
Mary Nolan ... Miss Willing
Earle Foxe ... Judson
Robert Elliott ... Howard Brady
Eddie Kane Eddie Kane ... Stuart (as Edward Kane)
William Bailey ... Powers (as William Norton Bailey)
Mischa Auer ... Dummy Black
'Snub' Pollard ... (as Snub Pollard)
Ray Cooke Ray Cooke
James J. Jeffries James J. Jeffries ... (as Jim Jeffries)
Franklin Pangborn
Wilfred Lucas
Mack Swain
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Storyline

Her prison term complete, a beautiful chorus girl is quickly taken away from the prison gates in a taxicab, leaving the reporter sent to interview her beaten and bewildered. A few minutes later as he is about to leave the scene the chorine's body comes hurtling at him from the same taxicab. Murder and a baffling crime with a solution that comes backstage during the rehearsal of a musical comedy. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midnatspatruljen See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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