FILM : They Drive by Night
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They Drive by Night 1938 Emlyn Williams, Ernest Thesiger, Anna Konstam, Allan Jeayes, Anthony Holles, Ronald Shiner London
Director : Arthur B. Woods   Production Company : Warner Brothers-First National Productions  Region : LONDON T-Z

A man recently released from prison discovers his girlfriend has been murdered and fears that he will be wrongly accused.

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They Drive by Night - On the morning of an execution, a warder comes off duty as a small crowd gathers outside the prison gates. London's HM Prison, Wandsworth on Heathfield Road in SW18. Also seen in 'Poor Cow', 'The Cracksman', 'Dentist on the Job', 'Ooh, You Are Awful' and others.
They Drive by Night

tdbn001. On the morning of an execution, a warder comes off duty as a small crowd gathers outside the prison gates. London's HM Prison, Wandsworth on Heathfield Road in SW18. Also seen in 'Poor Cow', 'The Cracksman', 'Dentist on the Job', 'Ooh, You Are Awful' and others.

They Drive by Night - As a bell strikes 9, hats are removed and heads are lowered. Real or set? The lamp post and branches don't feature in the first image.
They Drive by Night

tdbn002. As a bell strikes 9, hats are removed and heads are lowered. Real or set? The lamp post and branches don't feature in the first image.

They Drive by Night - Having recently been released from prison, 'Shorty' Matthews (Emlyn Williams) leaves a Camden snack bar.
They Drive by Night

tdbn003. Having recently been released from prison, 'Shorty' Matthews (Emlyn Williams) leaves a Camden snack bar.

They Drive by Night - Shorty walks along the street with a bunch of flowers for his girlfriend, Alice. The way the light falls on this scene suggests a real street, but it could be a set.
They Drive by Night

tdbn004. Shorty walks along the street with a bunch of flowers for his girlfriend, Alice. The way the light falls on this scene suggests a real street, but it could be a set.

They Drive by Night - A hurdy gurdy player is passed as Matthews turns the corner to enter the building.
They Drive by Night

tdbn005. A hurdy gurdy player is passed as Matthews turns the corner to enter the building.

They Drive by Night - When he finds his girlfriend has been murdered, Shorty flees from the scene fearing that he will be implicated.
They Drive by Night

tdbn006. When he finds his girlfriend has been murdered, Shorty flees from the scene fearing that he will be implicated.

They Drive by Night - The ex-con heads for the 'Pins & Needles' club.
They Drive by Night

tdbn007. The ex-con heads for the 'Pins & Needles' club.

They Drive by Night - Matthews finds the club closed so makes his way to a news theatre to lie low.
They Drive by Night

tdbn008. Matthews finds the club closed so makes his way to a news theatre to lie low.

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