They Drive by Night

"Good"

They Drive by Night Review


Humphrey Bogart plays the lesser of two truck-driving brothers who get caught up in a murder plot courtesy of screaming starlet Ida Lupino, who caught a huge break with this film. The story is classic melodrama, with screwy dames, inquisitive coppers, and a screaming courtroom breakdown ("The doors made me do it!"). Amusing in the end but hardly a classic.


They Drive by Night

Facts and Figures

Run time: 95 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 3rd August 1940

Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures

Production compaines: Warner Bros.

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Fresh: 18 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.3 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Raoul Walsh

Producer: Hal B. Wallis

Starring: as Joe Fabrini, as Cassie Hartley, as Lana Carlsen, as Paul Fabrini, as Pearl Fabrini, as Ed Carlsen, as Irish McGurn, John Litel as Harry McNamara, as George Rondolos

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