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Everything Happens at Night Details


20th Century Fox's Christmas gift to moviegoers in 1939, this fanciful comedy-drama features the studio's darling of the ice, Sonja Henie. She plays the daughter of a Nobel Peace Prize-winner feared murdered by the German Gestapo. A couple of rival American newspaper reporters, Ray Milland and Robert Cummings, discover that the legendary Professor Norden (Maurice Moscovich) is still very much alive and living under an assumed name in Switzerland. The heroes, however, completely forget their critical assignment after spotting the professor's lovely daughter, Louise (Henie), and their preoccupation with the girl nearly leads to disaster. Fox borrowed Ray Milland from Paramount for this Henie vehicle, which was partially filmed at Sun Valley, ID. ~ Hans J. Wollstein, Rovi


Sonja Henie
as Louise Favers [Norden]
Ray Milland
as Geoffrey Thompson
Robert Cummings
as Ken Morgan
Maurice Moscovich
as Dr. Hugo Norden
Leonid Kinskey
as Groder
Alan Dinehart
as Fred Sherwood
Fritz Feld
as Gendarme
Jo Gilbert
as Hilda
Victor Varconi
as Cavas
William Edmunds
as Hotel Clerk
George Davis
as Bellhop
Paul Porcasi
as Bartender
Adolph Milar
as Sled Driver
Georges Renavent
as Gendarme on Dock
Eugene Borden
as Waiter
Albert Conti
as Maitre d'Hotel
Eleanor Wesselhoeft
as Woodcutter's wife
Jean del Val
as Gendarme
Glen Cavender
as Guide
Russell Powell
as Hilda's Papa
Ferdinand Munier
as Conductor
Roger Imhof
as Judge
Michael Visaroff
as Otto, the Woodcutter
Martha Bamattre
as Pharmacist's Wife
Rolfe Sedan
as Felicien, the Waiter
John Bleifer
as Sled Driver
Christian Rub
as Telegrapher
Wolfgang Zilzer
as Dock Lounger
Louis Mercier
as Taxi Driver
Lester Matthews
as Philip
Jeanne Lafayette
as Brunette
Frank Reicher
as Becher, the Pharmacist
Holmes Herbert
as Featherstonebaugh
Torben Meyer
as Station Master


Irving Cummings
Darryl F. Zanuck
Harry Joe Brown
Robert Harari
Art Arthur
Edward J. Cronjager
Cyril Mockridge
Composer (Music Score)
Cyril Mockridge
Musical Direction/Supervision
Walter Thompson
Nick Castle
Nick Castle