They Drive by Night(Movie, 1940)

1h 35min | Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
They Drive by NightRating: 3.4/5 (with 23 votes)
They Drive by Night is a 1940 film noir directed by Raoul Walsh and starring George Raft, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino, and Humphrey Bogart. The picture involves a pair of embattled truck drivers and was released in the UK under the title The Road to Frisco. The film was based on A. I. Bezzerides' 1938 novel Long Haul, which was later reprinted under the title They Drive by Night to capitalize on the success of the film. Part of the film's plot (that of Ida Lupino's character murdering her husband by carbon monoxide poisoning) was borrowed from another Warner Bros. film, Bordertown (1935). ()
Movie poster of They Drive by Night

Where to watch They Drive by Night (cinema/streaming/download)?

"They Drive by Night" is currently available on 2 providers. They Drive by Night can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 34min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 35min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 34min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 35min
Also available at on: DVD

About They Drive by Night

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.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: California
Based on the work of: A. I. Bezzerides ("The Long Haul")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 11 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/26/1940
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Sie fuhren bei Nacht"
"Duistere Wegen"
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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