The Night Club Lady (1932)


The Night Club Lady (1932)

Police Commissioner Thatcher Colt (Adolph Menjou) sets out to discover who murdered Lois Carewe (Mayo Methot), a tough nightclub hostess, and how, for she had been given police protection ever since receiving a written warning she won't live a minute past midnight on New Year's Eve. The murder "weapon" turns out to be a deadly scorpion...administered the film to find out who.
IMDb   6.6 /10
TheMovieDb    6.5 /10
Director Irving Cummings
Writer Fulton Oursler
Writer Robert Riskin
Release Date1932-08-26
Runtime1h 6min
GenreCrime, Drama, Mystery
Content RatingPassed (Passed)
CompanyColumbia Pictures
LanguageEnglish, French, Russian, Italian
Police Commissioner Thatcher Coltas Police Commissioner Thatcher Colt
Mayo Methot
Mayo Methot
Lola Careweas Lola Carewe
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher
Tonyas Tony
Miss Kellyas Miss Kelly
Mrs. Careweas Mrs. Carewe
Nat Pendleton
Nat Pendleton
Mike McDougalas Mike McDougal
Albert Conti
Albert Conti
Vincent Rowlandas Vincent Rowland
Eunice Tahonas Eunice Tahon
Ed Brady
Ed Brady
Billas Bill
Frank Darien
Frank Darien
Dr. Magnusas Dr. Magnus
Gerald Fielding
Gerald Fielding
Guy Everettas Guy Everett
George Humbert
George Humbert
Andreas Andre
Olaf Hytten
Olaf Hytten
Walter - Colt's Butleras Walter - Colt's Butler
Lee Phelps
Lee Phelps
Joeas Joe
Ito Muraas Ito Mura
Wilhelm von Brincken
Wilhelm von Brincken
Dr. Emil Lengleas Dr. Emil Lengle
Niles Welch
Niles Welch
Dr. Baldwinas Dr. Baldwin

The Night Club Lady

The Night Club Lady is a 1932 American pre-Code mystery film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Adolphe Menjou, Mayo Methot and Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher. It was followed by a sequel The Circus Queen Murder in 1933 with Menjou reprising his role. A third, unrelated film featuring Thatcher Colt, The Panther's Claw, was released in 1942.


  • Adolphe Menjou as Police Commissioner Thatcher Colt
  • Mayo Methot as Lola Carewe
  • Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher as Tony
  • Ruthelma Stevens as Miss Kelly
  • Blanche Friderici as Mrs. Carewe
  • Nat Pendleton as Mike McDougal
  • Albert Conti as Vincent Rowland
  • Greta Granstedt as Eunice Tahon
  • Ed Brady as Bill
  • Frank Darien as Dr. Magnus
  • Gerald Fielding as Guy Everett
  • George Humbert as Andre
  • Olaf Hytten as Walter - Colt's Butler
  • Lee Phelps as Joe
  • Teru Shimada as Ito Mura
  • Wilhelm von Brincken as Dr. Emil Lengle
  • Niles Welch as Dr. Baldwin