• They Drive by Night (1940)

They Drive by Night

Release Date: August 3rd, 1940

DVD Release Date: November 4th, 2003

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Brothers Joe (George Raft) and Paul Fabrini (Humphrey Bogart), who are delivery-truck drivers, push themselves hard trying to run their own business. One night, a fatigued Paul falls asleep behind the wheel, demolishing the truck and losing an arm. Joe is then offered a job by a truck company owner (Alan Hale) whose wife, Lana (Ida Lupino), falls for Joe. Lana kills her husband to be with Joe, but when he refuses her advances because he loves Cassie (Ann Sheridan), Lana frames him for murder.

Cast: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino, Gale Page, Alan Hale, Roscoe Karns, John Litel

Director: Raoul Walsh

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers, First National Pictures

Distributors: MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Warner Bros., Warner Home VĂ­deo, Key Video

Keywords: Murder, Wife, Forbidden love, Gritty, Transformation, Cool, Brother, Suspenseful, 1940s, Girlfriend