Night People



A US intelligence officer, stationed in Germany, is caught in a political dilemma when the Russians kidnap a young Army private, the son of prominent American businessman. In exchange for the soldier's return, the Russians attempt to barter a trade for an elderly German couple who they want for treason.

  1. Nunnally Johnson

    Director, Screenplay

  2. W.R. Burnett


  3. Jed Harris


  4. Tom Reed


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Col. Steve Van Dyke

  2. Broderick Crawford

    Broderick Crawford

    Charles Leatherby

  3. Anita Björk

    Anita Björk

    "Hoffy" Hoffmeir

  4. Rita Gam

    Rita Gam

    Ricky Cates

  5. Walter Abel

    Walter Abel

    Maj. R.A. Foster

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Night People
Night People


Status Released

Release Information

  • March 11, 1954


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

Revenue -



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