Night Must Fall Poster

Release Date: 1937

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Wealthy widow Mrs. Bramson (Dame May Whitty) notices that her maid (Merle Tottenham) is distracted, and when she learns the girl's fiancé is the reason, summons him in. When Danny (Robert Montgomery) arrives, he ingratiates himself with Mrs. Bramson, playing on her sympathies to earn himself a job as her assistant. Mrs. Bramson's niece Olivia (Rosalind Russell) takes a liking to Danny, however comes to believe that he may have been involved in the disappearance of a local woman.

Cast: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Dame May Whitty, Alan Marshall, Merle Tottenham, Kathleen Harrison, Matthew Boulton, Eily Malyon

Director: Richard Thorpe

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Suspenseful, 1930s, Police officer, Dark, Mystery, Murder

Awards

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