Midnight (1934)
aka: Call It Murder
A film directed by Chester Erskine

Genre: Crime / Drama / Film-Noir / Romance

Film Review

Midnight is an American romantic film drama first released on 12th October 1930, directed by Chester Erskine. Cinematography was by William O. Steiner. It is based on a play by Paul Sifton and Claire Sifton and stars Sidney Fox, O.P. Heggie, Henry Hull, Margaret Wycherly and Lynne Overman. It has also been released under the title: Call It Murder.   It is a Van Beuren Studios production, produced by Paul Terry and distributed by Pathé Exchange.   It is a black and white film and runs to 1 hour and 16 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Midnight is: good - passable entertainment.

Other memorable films that have been directed by Chester Erskine include: The Egg and I (1947), Take One False Step (1949), A Change in the Wind (1971) and Irish Whiskey Rebellion (1972). The actor Henry Hull has also appeared in: The Volunteer (1917), Werewolf of London (1935), The Buccaneer (1958) and The Fool Killer (1965).

Other recommended films that you may want to consider are: Julien Duvivier's La Charrette fantôme (1939), Richard Wallace's The Fallen Sparrow (1943), Luis Buñuel's Le Fantôme de la liberté (1974), Yves Robert's La Guerre des boutons (1962) and Luc Jacquet's Le Renard et l'enfant (2007).

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