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Night of Terror (1933)

Approved | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 24 April 1933 (USA)
The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.

Director:

Benjamin Stoloff (as Ben Stoloff)

Writers:

Beatrice Van (screen play), William Jacobs (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bela Lugosi ... Degar
Wallace Ford ... Tom Hartley
Sally Blane ... Mary Rinehart
Bryant Washburn ... John Rinehart
Tully Marshall ... Richard Rinehart
Gertrude Michael ... Sarah Rinehart (as Gertrude Michaels)
George Meeker ... Prof. Arthur Hornsby
Mary Frey Mary Frey ... Sika
Matt McHugh Matt McHugh ... Detective Bailey
Edwin Maxwell ... The Maniac
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The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.

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Taglines:

A mad murdering midnight menace! (poster). See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Terror in the Night See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bryan Foy Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Some publicity production stills show Bela Lugosi's character wearing a mustache; he has none in the finished film. See more »

Goofs

During the police interrogation approx 53 mins into the movie the character is asked by the police chief 'Where is the serum' The reply was meant to be 'in the laboratory' but a Malaprop occurred and the character replied 'In the lavatory'. The same Malaprop occurred again less than a minute later by the police officer who, holding Degar at gunpoint orders 'C'mon,where's the lavatory'? See more »

Quotes

Martin the Chauffeur: I was right! When I said they was... undertakers!
Degar: Remember... you have seen... NOTHING!
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"Death Is Always Very Close!"...
31 December 2018 | by azathothpwigginsSee all my reviews

In NIGHT OF TERROR, we learn that "The Maniac" killer (Edwin Maxwell) has struck again, and is on the loose! Meanwhile, nearby at the Rinehart estate, the murdering madman slips into the mansion unnoticed. This, while resident scientist, Professor Hornsby (George Meeker) prepares to be buried alive, to prove the efficacy of his new life-restorative formula, and resident mystic, Degar (Bela Lugosi) creeps about the place. Enter Mary Rinehart, whose father, Richard (Tully Marshall) hopes for wedding bells to ring for she and Hornsby. As the night progresses, more murders take place. Enter smart aleck reporter, Tom Hartley (Wallace Ford), and a squad car full of cops! As more family members and scientists arrive, the tension grows, and second resident mystic, Sika (Mary Frey) forecasts doom! A great "old dark house"-type film, this one has a lot of moving parts. There's even a seance! The turban-wearing Lugosi is at his menacing best, while Ford is heroic and humorous by turns. Thoroughly enjoyable hokum...


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