Night Key

Night Key (1937)


  • Genre: Science Fiction, Crime
  • Release Date: 1937-04-18
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 28 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 8min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Lloyd Corrigan
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From 28 Ratings


The inventor of a new top-of-the-line burglar alarm system is kidnapped by a gang in order to get him to help them commit robberies.

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  • Boris Karloff

    as David Mallory
  • Warren Hull

    as Jim Travers
  • Jean Rogers

    as Joan Mallory
  • Alan Baxter

    as John Baron aka The Kid
  • Hobart Cavanaugh

    as Petty Louie
  • Samuel S. Hinds

    as Steven Ranger
  • David Oliver

    as Mike Callahan
  • Ward Bond

    as Fingers
  • Frank Reicher

    as Carl - gang engineer
  • Edwin Maxwell

    as Lawyer Kruger
  • George Cleveland

    as Sam Adams - Company Engineer (uncredited)
  • Ruth Fallows

    as Waitress (uncredited)
  • George Humbert

    as Mr. Spinelli (uncredited)
  • Nina Campana

    as Mrs. Spinelli (uncredited)
  • Charles C. Wilson

    as Police Capt. Wallace (uncredited)
  • Chuck Hamilton

    as Policeman (uncredited)
Directing Lloyd Corrigan Director
Production Robert Presnell Sr. Producer
Camera George Robinson Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Jack Pierce Makeup Artist
Writing Jack Moffitt Screenplay
Writing Tristram Tupper Screenplay
Writing William A. Pierce Story
Art Loren Patrick Art Direction
Crew John P. Fulton Special Effects
Editing Otis Garrett Editor
Art Jack Otterson Art Direction
Sound Jesse Bastian Sound
Sound Jess Moulin Sound
Sound Gilbert Kurland Sound Supervisor
Visual Effects John P. Fulton Visual Effects
Sound Karl Hajos Music
Sound Charles Maxwell Music
Sound Arthur Morton Music
Sound Charles Previn Music
Sound David Raskin Music
Sound Heinz Roemheld Music
Sound Clifford Vaughan Music
Sound Edward Ward Music
Sound Franz Waxman Music