The Night of the Party

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The Night of the Party
Directed by Michael Powell
Produced by Jerome Jackson
Written by Roland Pertwee
Starring Leslie Banks
Ian Hunter
Jane Baxter
Ernest Thesiger
Distributed by Gaumont British
Release dates
16 July 1935
Running time
61 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Night of the Party (1935) is a British mystery thriller film directed by Michael Powell and starring Leslie Banks, Ian Hunter, Jane Baxter, Ernest Thesiger and Malcolm Keen. In the United States it was released as The Murder Party.[1][2]


After inviting guests to a dinner party the ruthless press baron Lord Studholme is found murdered during a party game. The investigating detectives have to work out which of the guests had the motive to murder him.[3]



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