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Fly-By-Night (1942)

After being charged with the murder of a scientist, a young doctor must track down a Nazi spy ring to clear his name.

Director:

Robert Siodmak

Writers:

Jay Dratler (screenplay), F. Hugh Herbert (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Carlson ... Dr. Geoffrey Burton
Nancy Kelly ... Pat Lindsey
Albert Bassermann ... Dr. Storm
Miles Mander ... Prof. Langner
Edward Gargan ... Officer Charlie Prescott
Adrian Morris Adrian Morris ... Officer John Prescott
Martin Kosleck ... George Taylor
Walter Kingsford ... Heydt
Cy Kendall ... Dahlig
Nestor Paiva ... Grube
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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After being charged with the murder of a scientist, a young doctor must track down a Nazi spy ring to clear his name.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flykt i natten See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Well-paced, atmospheric "B" thriller with a few surprises
3 August 1999 | by barron-6See 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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