A jam-packed programmer with enough plot, stars, and behind-the-camera talent to fill at least two movies, NIGHT WORLD was shoe-horned into a B-picture format. Gangster Karloff's New York nightclub is the place where the paths of a wide variety of characters cross. Hoofer Clarke spots
wealthy but miserable young souse Ayres drinking himself to death and decides to woo him away from the bottle, which will also solve her problem regarding slimy gangster Raft, who has fixed his sights on her. Ayres drinks because he has just learned his mother, Hopper (recently acquitted of
murdering his father), killed her husband simply because she hated the sight of him. Meanwhile,...