The Horn Blows at Midnight

The curfew blows at midnight but the laughs go on forever!!!

Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
A trumpet player in a radio orchestra falls asleep during a commercial and dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at exactly midnight on Earth, thus marking the end of the world.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1945-04-28
Run time: 78 minute / 1:18
Director: Raoul Walsh
Writers: Sam Hellman, James V. Kern.
Production Company : Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Jack Benny
as Athanael
Alexis Smith
as Elizabeth
Dolores Moran
as Violinist / Fran Blackstone
Allyn Joslyn
as Second Trumpeter / Osidro
Reginald Gardiner
as Composer / Archie Dexter
Guy Kibbee
as Radio Director / The Chief
John Alexander
as First Trumpeter / Doremus
Franklin Pangborn
as Radio Engineer / Sloan
Margaret Dumont
as Mme. Traviata / Miss Rodholder
Robert Blake
as Junior Pulplinsky (as Bobby Blake)
Ethel Griffies
as Lady Stover
Paul Harvey
as Hotel Manager Thompson
Mike Mazurki
as Bass Player / Humphrey Rafferty
Truman Bradley
as Radio Announcer
Oliver Blake
as Photographer in Heaven
Francis Pierlot
as Personnel Manager in Heaven
Francis Pierlot
as Hotel room drinker
James Burke
as Policeman
Murray Alper
as Hotel Bell Captain
Harry Rosenthal
as Sherman Starr
Larry Rio
as Slippy Tompkins
John Brown
as Lou the waiter
Whit Bissell
as Heavenly Piccolo Player (uncredited)
Monte Blue
as The Chef (uncredited)
Anabel Shaw
as Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Buddy Swan
as Kid (uncredited)
Sidney Miller
as Trumpet player
Jack L. Warner Executive Producer

Franz Waxman Original Music Composer

Raoul Walsh Director

Sidney Hickox Director of Photography

Sam Hellman Screenplay
Aubrey Wisberg Story

Mark Hellinger Producer

Irene Morra Editor

James V. Kern Screenplay

Visual Effects
Paul Detlefsen Matte Painter

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