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Women in the Night Details


The scene is Shanghai: the time, WW II. An international group of women left stranded during the Japanese invasion are rounded up by the local authorities to act as "comfort girls" for high-ranking Nazi and Japanese officials. Bridling at this degrading treatment, the ladies secretly work on behalf of the Chinese Underground, relaying vital information to the Allies and, at one point, committing murder in the name of Democracy. The plot thickens with the introduction of a Nazi "cosmic ray" device, which OSS operative Van Arnheim (William Henry) hopes to destroy before it can be used in battle. Van Arnheim's courageous wife is played by Virginia Christine, light-years removed from her stint as "Mrs. Olsen" in the Folger's Coffee TV commercials. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:January 2, 1948


Tala Birell
as Yvette Aubert
William Henry
as Maj. Van Arnheim
Virginia Christine
as Claire Adams
Richard Loo
as Col. Noyama
Gordon Richards
as Col. von Meyer
Bernadene Hayes
as Frau Thaler
Benson Fong
as Chang
Helen Mowery
as Sheila Hallett
Philip Ahn
as Prof. Kunioshi