The Midnight Patrol (1932 film)

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The Midnight Patrol
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Directed by Christy Cabanne
Screenplay by George Jeske
Barry Barringer
Story by Arthur Hoerl
Produced by C.C. Burr
Starring Regis Toomey
Betty Bronson
Edwina Booth
Cinematography Lewis Physioc
Edited byThomas Persons
C.C. Burr Productions
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release date
  • April 10, 1932 (1932-04-10)(US) [1]
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Midnight Patrol is a 1932 American drama film, directed by Christy Cabanne. It stars Regis Toomey, Betty Bronson, and Edwina Booth, and was released on April 10, 1932. The Midnight patrol was written by George Jeske (screenplay) and Arthur Hoeri (story). IMDb rates this movie as 6.9/10 stars. The Midnight Patrol is a black and white silent film has a run time of 1 hour and 7 minutes and is categorized as a comedy, crime, and drama genre.



A rookie officer boasts his ability to solve a crime within 24 hours. Novice policemen Stanley and Oliver are found eating lunch in their patrol car, and run into two thieves attempting to steal their spare tire. Amidst the commotion, the two officers miss the broadcast address of a jewelry store burglary in progress. Officer Stanley asks whom he assumes to be the jewelry store owner for his phone to call the station, but the supposed owner turns out to be the very safecracker they were intending to bring in to custody. Eventually Officers Stanley and Oliver catch the apparent burglar and bring him back to the station, only to find it's really the police chief.


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  1. "Midnight Patrol". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 7, 2018. Retrieved March 6, 2018.