When a number of company officers are found strangled in the thickfogged London streets, Young gathers the survivors at his home for dinner. A will is read which announces that half of a dead officer's fortune will go to his fellows, and as usual, if any of them should die the survivors
would split his share. No one is allowed to leave Young's house until the murderer confesses, which he (or she) eventually does. The second film credit for Ben Hecht (after UNDERWORLD and the uncredited THE BIG NOISE), of which a silent version also exists. THE UNHOLY NIGHT also marks an early
appearance for Boris Karloff, who always referred to the film as THE GREEN GHOST, its work...