The Long Night
The Long Night (1947)

In this film, Vincent Price plays a seedy magician who exerts a Svengali-like influence over Barbara Bel Geddes. After Henry Fonda, Geddes' boyfriend, is goaded into killing Price. Fonda escapes to the top floor of a tenement building,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1947
DVD Release Date: July 18, 2000
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Douglas Pratt

Henry Fonda had a number of classic film roles, but it is incredibly exciting to see the raw sensitivity and confidence he delivers in Long Night , which ranks among the very best of his performances, all the more so because of its relative obscurity.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Had the wonderful shimmering look of noir through cinematographer Sol Polito's wonderful black-and-white photography, but its story is flat.

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jay nixon
It's not a bad noir but misses the mark somehow. Both Fonda and Price make something out of their characters as does the great Ann Dvorak but she is… More
Randy Tippy
It takes about three minutes for Henry Fonda to shoot Vincent Price and a glorious hour and a half to find out why. A reworking of Marcel Carne's… More
Michael Gildea
If Frank Capra took a stab at film noir and was an absolute dipshit The Long Night is what you'd end up with. Henry Fonda is his usual great self but he… More
Aj V
I love Price, but I didn't think his performance in this movie was his best. The story was suspenseful at times, but boring at other times, and overall… More