Night Unto Night
|Night Unto Night|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Don Siegel|
|Produced by||Owen Crump|
|Written by||Kathryn Scola|
|Music by||Franz Waxman|
|Cinematography||J. Peverell Marley|
|Edited by||Thomas Reilly|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
Night Unto Night is a 1949 Film Noir drama film directed by Don Siegel and written by Kathryn Scola. It is based on the 1944 novel by Philip Wylie. The film stars Ronald Reagan, Viveca Lindfors, Broderick Crawford, Rosemary DeCamp, Osa Massen and Art Baker. The film was released by Warner Bros. on June 10, 1949.
Fifteen years later, Siegel would direct Reagan's final film, 1964's The Killers.
John Gaylord is in Florida, looking for a new place to live. Gaylord is a former scientist who now suffers from epilepsy, a fact he keeps hidden from Ann Gracie, a widow who rents him her house. Ann has introduced him to her friends C.L. and Thalia Shawn, a married couple who live nearby. Ann is upset because she believes she can still hear the voice of her late husband Bill, who was killed in the war. John has an epileptic seizure. A doctor tells him his condition is worsening. He and C.L., an artist, have discussions of whether there is life after death. Ann's sister Lisa develops a romantic interest in him, but John falls for Ann instead. As a hurricane threatens, John contemplates suicide.
- Ronald Reagan as John
- Viveca Lindfors as Ann
- Broderick Crawford as C.L. Shawn
- Rosemary DeCamp as Thalia Shawn
- Osa Massen as Lisa
- Art Baker as Dr. Poole
- Craig Stevens as Tony Maddox
- Erskine Sanford as Dr. Gallen Altheim
- Ann Burr as Willa Shawn
- Johnny McGovern as Willie Shawn
- Lillian Yarbo as Josephine
- Ross Ford as Bellboy
- Almira Sessions as Hotel Maid
- Dick Elliott as Auto Court Manager
- "Night unto Night (1949) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-05-08.
- T. M. P. (1949-06-11). "Movie Review - Night Unto Night - An Old Picture From Warners". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-05-08.
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