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Night Waitress (1936)

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57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Helen Roberts, who's on probation, goes back to work as a waitress at Torre's Fish Palace, a San Francisco waterfront dive. The customers are low characters trying to make time with Helen and ex-rum runners trying to make a dishonest ...See moreHelen Roberts, who's on probation, goes back to work as a waitress at Torre's Fish Palace, a San Francisco waterfront dive. The customers are low characters trying to make time with Helen and ex-rum runners trying to make a dishonest dollar. Some of the latter, including Helen's unwelcome suitor Martin Rhodes, are after a mysterious, valuable hidden "cargo"; when violence erupts, Helen finds herself innocently involved, and is soon on the run from both cops and crooks. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Director
Writers
Marcus Goodrich (screen play) | Golda Draper (story)
Cinematographer
Russell Metty (photographed by)
Editor
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 18, 1936

Release date
Dec 18, 1936 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Margot Grahame
Helen Roberts Helen Roberts   See fewer
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Gordon Jones
Martin Rhodes Martin Rhodes   See fewer
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Vinton Hayworth
George Skinner (as Vinton Haworth) George Skinner (as Vinton Haworth)   See fewer
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Marc Lawrence
Dorn (as Marc Laurence) Dorn (as Marc Laurence)   See fewer
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Don 'Red' Barry
Mario Rigo (as Donald Barry) Mario Rigo (as Donald Barry)   See fewer
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Paul Stanton
District Attorney District Attorney   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Borgum Borgum   See fewer
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Walter Miller
Police Inspector Police Inspector   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Diner Who Gets Indigestion (uncredited) Diner Who Gets Indigestion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Best
Black Pedestrian (uncredited) Black Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mozelle Britton
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Cunard
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Policeman at Torre's (uncredited) Policeman at Torre's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Frank
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Lloyd
Diner Discussing Helen's Past (uncredited) Diner Discussing Helen's Past (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
Gangster Tied Up in Boat (uncredited) Gangster Tied Up in Boat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Miller
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Murphy
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Quinn
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
Customer at Torre's Fish Palace (uncredited) Customer at Torre's Fish Palace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Diner Trying to Date Helen (uncredited) Diner Trying to Date Helen (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 144 votes