Night Ride


60m 1930

Brief Synopsis

Just after newsman Rooker and Ruth Kearns are married he covers a double murder during a bank robbery. Cigarettes at the scene implicate gangster Tony Garotta. Garotta kidnaps Rooker and another reporter, intending to kill them.

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 12, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on a short story by Henry La Cossitt in Adventure Magazine (publication undetermined).

Technical Specs

Duration
60m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
5,418ft (6 reels)

Synopsis

Star reporter Joe Rooker links gunman Tony Garotta to a double murder and payroll robbery through the discovery of one of Garotta's cigarettes at the scene of the crime; meanwhile, Joe is married to Ruth Kearns. Garotta confronts Joe at the police reporters' room and threatens revenge through his wife. Garotta escapes, word arrives that Joe's house has been bombed, and Joe starts out for Garotta; but he and Bob are captured by Garotta and put aboard a speedboat. Joe manages to take Garotta prisoner and learns that Ruth is safe.

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 12, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on a short story by Henry La Cossitt in Adventure Magazine (publication undetermined).

Technical Specs

Duration
60m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
5,418ft (6 reels)

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