Everything Happens at Night

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Everything Happens at Night
Directed by Irving Cummings
Produced by Harry Joe Brown (associate producer)
Written by Art Arthur
Robert Harari
F. Scott Fitzgerald (uncredited)
Starring Sonja Henie
Ray Milland
Robert Cummings
Cinematography Edward Cronjager
Lucien N. Andriot (uncredited)
Edited by Walter Thompson
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
  • December 22, 1939 (1939-12-22)
Running time
78 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Everything Happens at Night is a 1939 American drama-comedy film starring Sonja Henie, Ray Milland and Robert Cummings.


Ray Milland and Robert Cummings play competing newspaper reporters, in Switzerland, on the trail of the Nobel Prize winner Dr Norden. Norden was supposed to have been killed in Germany. Each reporter meets, and falls in love with, a young woman, played by Sonja Henie, who turns out to be Norden's daughter living under an assumed name. Their discovery of her father brings the Gestapo.


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