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One Frightened Night
Directed byChristy Cabanne
Written byStuart Palmer (story)
Wellyn Totman (screenplay)
Produced byNat Levine (producer)
George Yohalem (supervising producer)
StarringCharley Grapewin
Lucien Littlefield
Mary Carlisle
CinematographyErnest Miller
William Nobles
Edited byRay Curtiss
Distributed byMascot Pictures
Release date
  • May 1, 1935 (1935-05-01)
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States

One Frightened Night is a 1935 American comedy mystery film directed by Christy Cabanne and starring Charley Grapewin, Lucien Littlefield and Mary Carlisle. The film has entered the public domain.


Faced with an upcoming inheritance tax, multimillionaire Jasper Whyte summons a group of people to his mansion to announce that he is leaving each of them one million dollars. This changes when he discovers a long lost granddaughter Doris Waverly who comes to his mansion; Jasper decides to leave his total fortune to her. Another Doris Waverly comes to the mansion and a murder is committed.