They Drive by Night

No picture in 1940 will have bigger thrills!

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Joe and Paul Fabrini are Wildcat or, independent truck drivers who have their own small one truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle distributors, rivals and loan collectors, while trying to make a success of their transport company.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1940-07-27
Run time: 95 minute / 1:35
Director: Raoul Walsh
Writers: Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay.
Production Company : Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



George Raft
as Joe Fabrini
Ann Sheridan
as Cassie Hartley
Ida Lupino
as Lana Carlsen
Humphrey Bogart
as Paul Fabrini
Gale Page
as Pearl Fabrini
Alan Hale
as Ed Carlsen
Roscoe Karns
as Irish McGurn
John Litel
as Harry McNamara
George Tobias
as George Rondolos
George Lloyd
as Barney
William Bendix
as Truck driver watching pinball game
Eddie Acuff
as Driver in Cafe
Marie Blake
as Waitress
Chet Brandenburg
as Man Griping at Farnsworth
Eddy Chandler
as Driver
Richard Clayton
as Young Man
Joyce Compton
as Sue Carter
Alan Davis
as Driver
Joe Devlin
as Fatso - Driver
Demetris Emanuel
as Waiter
Frank Faylen
as Driver in Cafe
Eddie Fetherston
as Driver in Cafe
Pat Flaherty
as Driver in Cafe
Bess Flowers
as Party Guest
Brenda Fowler
as Prison Matron
Sol Gorss
as Truck Driver Warning About Farnsworth
Jesse Graves
as Charles Culpepper
Mack Gray
as Mike - Driver
William Haade
as Tough Driver
Charles Halton
as Farnsworth
John Hamilton
as Defense Attorney
Phyllis Hamilton
as Stenographer
Carl Harbaugh
as Mechanic
George Haywood
as Policeman at Accident
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian
as Driver
Howard C. Hickman
as The Judge
Al Hill
as Driver in Cafe
J. Anthony Hughes
as Reporter #3
Paul Hurst
as Pete Haig
Claire James
as Party Guest
Michael Jeffers
as Trucker
Dorothea Kent
as Sue
Mike Lally
as Man Griping at Farnsworth
Vera Lewis
as Landlady
Wilfred Lucas
as Bailiff
Frank Mayo
as Motorist at Accident Scene
Matt McHugh
as Repairman
Edmund Mortimer
as Extra in Courtroom
Jack Mower
as Deputy with Farnsworth
Henry O'Neill
as District Attorney
Pedro Regas
as Harry's Partner
John Ridgely
as Hank Dawson
Ralph Sanford
Cliff Saum
as Man Outside Barney's
Harry Semels
as Leo - Cashier
Charles Sherlock
as Driver in Cafe
Charles Sullivan
as Driver in Cafe
Don Turner
as Driver
Dorothy Vaughan
as Courtroom Matron
Max Wagner
as Sweeney - Driver
Billy Wayne
as Repairman
Dick Wessel
as Driver in Cafe
Frank Wilcox
as Reporter #1
Norman Willis
as Neves - Mike's Assistant
Charles C. Wilson
as Mike Williams
Tom Wilson
as Man Outside Barney's
Jack Wise
as Jake
Lillian Yarbo
as Chloe - Lana's Maid
Raoul Walsh Director

Jerry Wald Screenplay
Richard Macaulay Screenplay
A.I. Bezzerides Novel

Adolph Deutsch Original Music Composer

Arthur Edeson Director of Photography

Thomas Richards Editor

Costume & Make-Up
Milo Anderson Costume Design

John Hughes Art Direction

Hal B. Wallis Executive Producer
Mark Hellinger Associate Producer

Costume & Make-Up
Perc Westmore Makeup Artist

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