Bowery at Midnight

Bowery at Midnight (1942)

The monster and the ghoul! One deals in wholesale murder...the other serves as a torture-master of the living dead! See it and shudder!

  • Genre: Crime, Horror, Action
  • Release Date: 1942-10-30
  • User Rating: 5.103/10 from 29 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 2min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Monogram Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Wallace Fox
star 5.103/10
From 29 Ratings


A seemingly charitable soup kitchen operator (who moonlights as a criminology professor) uses his Bowery mission as a front for his criminal gang. Police attempt to close in on the gang as they commit a series of robberies, murders and bizarre experiments on corpses.


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  • Bela Lugosi

    as Prof. Frederick Brenner aka Karl Wagner
  • John Archer

    as Richard Dennison
  • Wanda McKay

    as Judy Malvern
  • Tom Neal

    as Frankie Mills
  • Vince Barnett

    as Charley
  • Anna Hope

    as Mrs. Brenner
  • John Berkes

    as Fingers Dolan
  • J. Farrell MacDonald

    as Capt. Mitchell
  • Dave O'Brien

    as Det. Pete Crawford
  • Lucille Vance

    as Mrs. Malvern
  • Lew Kelly

    as Doc Brooks
  • Wheeler Oakman

    as "Trigger" Stratton
  • Ray Miller

    as The Big Tramp
  • George Eldredge

    as Det. Thompson (uncredited)
  • Eddie Kane

    as Police Chief Martin (uncredited)
  • Harry 'Snub' Pollard

    as Knocked-out Motorist (uncredited)
  • Bernard Gorcey

    as Shopkeeper (uncredited)
  • Willy Castello

    as Jeweler (uncredited)
  • Bob Reeves

    as Henchman (unconfirmed) (uncredited)
  • Walter McGrail

    as Coroner (uncredited)
  • Jack Kenney

    as Usher (uncredited)
  • Ralph Littlefield

    as Cards-player Tramp (uncredited)
  • Pat Costello

    as Tramp questioned by Richard (uncredited)
  • Eddie Hall

    as Tramp playing checkers at 'Friendly Mission' (uncredited)
  • Theodore Lorch

    as Tramp Playing Checkers at Friendly Mission (uncredited)
  • Victor Adamson

    as Tramp (uncredited)
  • Bobby Stone

    as Newsboy (uncredited)
Directing Wallace Fox Director
Writing Sam Robins Original Story
Writing Gerald Schnitzer Screenplay
Production Jack Dietz Producer
Production Sam Katzman Producer
Production Barney A. Sarecky Producer
Art Dave Milton Art Direction
Sound Glen Glenn Sound Engineer
Editing Carl Pierson Editor
Camera Mack Stengler Director of Photography
Sound Edward J. Kay Original Music Composer
Directing Arthur Hammond Assistant Director