Eyes in the Night (1942) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Donna Reed, Stephen McNally, Reginald Denny, Allen Jenkins, Katherine Emery, Stanley Ridges. Mantan Moreland.

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Nazi spies in the guise of servants have managed to infiltrate the household of inventor Stephen Lawry (Reginald Denny). Lawry is working on a secret formula for the U.S. government. Fortunately, his wife (Ann Harding) has called in the famous private detective, Captain Duncan Maclain (Edward Arnold), to handle a murder case which indirectly involves her step-daughter (Donna Reed). The detective moves in as a house guest. The Nazis are not unduly alarmed. Duncan Maclain is blind.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   finding a spy/saboteur The terrorist enemy is...    -   racists/kkk/nazis

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   knives Is this movie based on a    -   book

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