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News Is Made at Night (1939)

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70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Newspaper editor (Foster) will do almost anything to increase circulation. He campaigns to free a condemned man while accusing a wealthy ex-criminal of a string of murders.See moreNewspaper editor (Foster) will do almost anything to increase circulation. He campaigns to free a condemned man while accusing a wealthy ex-criminal of a string of murders. Written by Ed Stephan See less
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John Francis Larkin (original screenplay) (as John Larkin)
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Updated Jul 12, 1939

Release date
Jul 21, 1939 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Preston Foster
Steve Drum Steve Drum   See fewer
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Lynn Bari
Maxine Thomas Maxine Thomas   See fewer
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Russell Gleason
Albert Hockman Albert Hockman   See fewer
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George Barbier
Clanahan Clanahan   See fewer
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Eddie Collins
Billiard Billiard   See fewer
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Minor Watson
Charles Coulton - aka Clifford Mussey Charles Coulton - aka Clifford Mussey   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Lt. Gov. Elmer Hinge Lt. Gov. Elmer Hinge   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
Inspector Melrose Inspector Melrose   See fewer
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Richard Lane
Barney Basely Barney Basely   See fewer
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Charles Lane
District Attorney Rufe Reynolds District Attorney Rufe Reynolds   See fewer
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Betty Compson
Kitty Truman Kitty Truman   See fewer
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Paul Fix
Joe Luddy Joe Luddy   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
Bat Randall Bat Randall   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Mike - Fingerprint Man (uncredited) Mike - Fingerprint Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene Borden
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Warden (uncredited) Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Goodwin
Simms (uncredited) Simms (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Turnkey (uncredited) Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Anthony Hughes
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Irving
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett Keane
Fred Barrett (uncredited) Fred Barrett (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alberto Morin
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Newell
Starter (uncredited) Starter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Norton
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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George O'Hara
Usher (uncredited) Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Imboden Parrish
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Rankin
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Richardson
Golfer (uncredited) Golfer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Strang
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Wayne
Technician (uncredited) Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 19 votes