They Drive by Night

They Drive by Night (1938)

“Shorty” Matthews (Emlyn Williams) having recently been released from prison visits his girlfriend in London only to discover her murdered. Fearing he will be wrongly accused of being the culprit he disappears amongst the long-distance lorry driving community. Meanwhile, the real killer, unassuming ex-schoolteacher Walter Hoover (Ernest Thesiger), continues to prey on London women. As Shorty had feared he has become the main suspect. He returns to London with old flame Molly to prove his innocence

Writing:
  • Derek N. Twist
  • Paul Gangelin
  • James Curtis
Directing:
  • Arthur B. Woods
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  • Release Date: 1938-12-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 84

Anna Konstam

Molly O'Neill

William Hartnell

Bus Conductor

Emlyn Williams

Shorty Matthews

Ernest Thesiger

Walter Hoover

Allan Jeayes

Wally Mason
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