• They Drive by Night

    1940. USA. Raoul Walsh. 95 min.

Monday, August 30, 2010, 7:00 p.m.


  • They Drive by Night

    1940. USA. Directed by Raoul Walsh. Screenplay by Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, based on the novel by Albert Isaac Bezzerides. With Ida Lupino, George Raft, Humphrey Bogart. Brothers Paul and Joe Fabrini run an independent trucking business transporting produce from farms to markets in Los Angeles. Their attempts to avoid corrupt trucking syndicates require them to drive long distances without adequate rest, and their truck is often in need of serious repair. When an accident takes Paul’s life, Joe goes to work for his old friend Ed Carleson, now a successful businessman. Trouble catches up with Joe when Ed’s restless wife, Lana, turns her attention his way. New 35mm print made from the original Warner Bros. negatives. 95 min.

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