Oh, What a Night


1h 12m 1944

Film Details

Also Known As
The Girl Next Door
Release Date
Sep 2, 1944
Premiere Information
Brooklyn, NY opening: week of 31 Aug 1944
Production Company
Monogram Productions, Inc.
Distribution Company
Monogram Pictures Corp.
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 12m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
6,418ft

Synopsis

International jewel thieves Rand, Tom Gordon, Countess Sonya, Boris and Rocco converge at the fashionable California Hotel to await the arrival of Lillian Vanderhoven, a former burlesque queen who is now a wealthy dowager and the owner of the priceless Kimberley King diamond. Valerie, Gordon's niece, is ignorant of her uncle's true vocation and consequently believes that he and Rand, whom she met earlier, are friends on vacation. When Mrs. Vanderhoven arrives, Wyndy, Rand's valet who is posing as an English nobleman, is with her, having become part of her entourage. Wyndy, bent on stealing the diamond, is dismayed to learn that Rand has promised Detective Norris, to whom he owes a favor, that the jewel will remain safely in Mrs. Vanderhoven's possession. At a dinner party that evening, Gordon steals the gem while dancing with Mrs. Vanderhoven. Rand, who has become fond of Valerie, determines to retrieve it without letting her discover that her uncle is a thief. Surprising Gordon in the act of packing his suitcase, Rand forces him at gunpoint to hand over the diamond in Valerie's presence, leading Valerie to think that Rand is the real thief. After depositing the gem with Norris, Rand leaves the hotel with Wyndy, convinced by his own generous act that there is honor among thieves.

Film Details

Also Known As
The Girl Next Door
Release Date
Sep 2, 1944
Premiere Information
Brooklyn, NY opening: week of 31 Aug 1944
Production Company
Monogram Productions, Inc.
Distribution Company
Monogram Pictures Corp.
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 12m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
6,418ft

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Notes

The working title of this film was The Girl Next Door. According to Hollywood Reporter news items, Halliwell Hobbes was originally cast as "Wyndy" but had to withdraw because of a conflicting commitment.