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Director  Arthur Lubin
Cinematography  Milton R. Krasner
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Language  English
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country  United States
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Cast  Louis Hayward (Barry Gilbert, posing as John Clark Reitter Jr.), Eric Linden (John Clark Reitter Jr., posing as Jay Rogers), J.C. Nugent ('Doc' Norton), Barbara Read (Patricia Hammond), Irving Bacon (Evans - The Reitter Chauffeur), Robert Greig (Willetts, the Reitter Butler)
Release date  1938
Writer  Channing Pollock (story), Lester Cole (screenplay), George Waggner (screenplay)
Genres  Comedy, Adventure Film, Crime Fiction
Similar movies  Related Arthur Lubin movies

Midnight intruder 1938


Midnight Intruder is a 1938 American comedy film directed by Arthur Lubin starring Louis Hayward, Eric Linden, J.C. Nugent and Barbara Read.

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Plot

Jobless and destitute from his gambling, former newspaper reporter, Barry Gilbert breaks into a house that belongs to John Clark Reitter, Jr., son of a wealthy New York newspaper publisher. Discovering that the house will be empty for months, Barry decides to impersonate young Reitter.

A neighbor, Patricia Hammond, develops an interest in Barry, while a showgirl, Peggy, wife of Reitter Jr., tells him her husband is being framed for the murder of a political bigshot. Barry lands a job on Reitter Sr.'s paper under an assumed name and is assigned to investigate the case. He helps discover the real killer and ends up romantically involved with Patricia.

Cast

  • Louis Hayward as Barry Gilbert
  • Eric Linden as John Reitter Jr.
  • J. C. Nugent aa Doc Norton
  • Barbara Read as Patricia Hammond
  • Irving Bacon as Evans
  • Robert Greig as Willetts
  • Pierre Watkin as Attorney Peter Winslow
  • Sheila Bromley as Peggy
  • Paul Everton as John Clark Reitter
  • Nana Bryant as Mrs Reitter
  • Joseph Crehan as Bill Harwoodod (as Joe Crehan)
  • Selmer Jackson as Judge Hammond
  • Jan Duggan as Mrs. Randolph
  • References

    Midnight Intruder Wikipedia
    Midnight Intruder IMDb Midnight Intruder themoviedb.org


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