A Shriek in the Night

A Shriek in the Night is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy horror film directed by Albert Ray and starring Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, and Harvey Clark.

A Shriek in the Night
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Directed byAlbert Ray
Produced byM.H. Hoffman, Jr.
Written byFrances Hyland
Kurt Kempler (story)
StarringGinger Rogers
Lyle Talbot
Harvey Clark
Purnell Pratt
Lillian Harmer
Arthur Hoyt
Louise Beavers
Clarence Wilson
CinematographyTom Gilligan
Harry Neumann
Edited byL.R. Brown
Distributed byAllied Pictures
Release date
July 22, 1933
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States

Plot outline

Rival newspaper reporters Pat Morgan (Rogers) and Ted Rand (Talbot) find themselves unravelling the mystery behind the death of a millionaire philanthropist who fell from his penthouse balcony. When it is discovered that the plunge was not an accident, the building's residents come under suspicion. Soon, the body count begins to mount as three more murders occur by strangulation.


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