Bowery at Midnight (1942) - Rotten Tomatoes

Bowery at Midnight (1942)

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Bowery at Midnight casts Bela Lugosi as Professor Brenner, a psychology instructor at New York University (which looks a lot like Berkeley in the exterior shots!). When not enlightening his students -- most of them buxom Monogram starlets -- Brenner is engaged in charitable work, running a mission in the Bowery. In truth, however, the kindly professor is a fiend in human form, who uses his mission as a front for a vast criminal empire. When Judy (Wanda McKay), one of Brenner's students, stumbles onto the truth, she's targeted for extermination by the Dr. Jekyll-and-Mr. Hyde prof.

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Cast

Bela Lugosi
as Prof. Frederick Brenner, alias Karl Wagner
John Archer
as Richard Dennison
Wanda McKay
as Judy Malvern
Tom Neal
as Frankie Mills
John Berkes
as Fingers Dolan
Ray Miller
as Big Man
J. Farrell MacDonald
as Capt. Mitchell
Lew Kelly
as Doc Brooks
Lucille Vance
as Mrs. Malvern
Anna Hope
as Mrs. Brenner
Bernard Gorcey
as Shopkeeper
Dave O'Brien
as Pete Crawford
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Critic Reviews for Bowery at Midnight

All Critics (5)

This cheapie thriller goes down like a cheap bottle of Thunderbird.

January 30, 2015 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

quite boring

May 2, 2008 | Rating: 1/4

Great silly Lugosi Monogrammer

August 7, 2002 | Rating: 3/5
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Bowery at Midnight

½

A good story, and it's got Lugosi, but it could have been a lot better.

Aj V
Aj V

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