You’ll Find Out (1940)

USA, 1940
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono (RCA Sound System), English

An American comedy horror film directed by David Butler.

Plot Summary

Three crooks arrive at a haunted house to try to kill a young woman and steal her inheritance.


Directed by: David Butler
Copyright MCMXL [1940] RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents
Produced by: David Butler
Screen Play by: James V. Kern
Story by: David Butler and James V. Kern
Special Material by: Monte Brice, Andrew Bennison, R.T.M. Scott
Assistant Director: Fred A. Fleck
Director of Photography: Frank Redman
Edited by: Irene Morra
Musical Director: Roy Webb
Musical Arrangements: George Duning
Music by: Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by: Johnny Mercer
Recorded by: Earl A. Wolcott
Special Sound and Musical Effects by: Sonovox
Gowns by: Edward Stevenson
Special Effects by: Vernon L. Walker
Art Director: Van Next Polglase
Associate [Art Director]: Carroll Clark
Set Decorations by: Darrell Silvera

Kay Kyser (Kay)
Peter Lorre ([Professor Karl] Fenninger)
Helen Parrish (Janis [Bellacrest])
Dennis O'Keefe (Chuck Deems)
Bela Lugosi (Prince Saliano)
Alma Kruger (Aunt Margo [Bellacrest])
Kay Kyser's band featuring Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Ish Kabibble, Sully Mason

“The College of Musical Knowledge”
Boris Karloff (Judge [Spencer] Mainwaring)
Joseph Eggenton (Jurgen)

Alternative Titles

Here Come the Boogie Men – shooting title


Film Daily 14 November 1940 – review
The Hollywood Reporter 14 November 1940 – review
Monthly Film Bulletin February 1941 p.20 – credits, review, synopsis

Aurum Encyclopedia of Film: Horror (2nd edition) p.76 – credits, review
Boris Karloff: A Critical Account of His Screen, Stage, Radio, Television, and Recording Work by Scott Allen Nollen p.384
Creature Features Movie Guide Strikes Again by John Stanley p.450 – credits, review
Ghosts and Angels in Hollywood Films by James Robert Parish pp.361-363 – credits, synopsis, review
Hoffman's Guide to SF, Horror and Fantasy Movies 1991-1992 pp.403-404 – credits, review
Horror and Science Fiction Films III by Donald C. Willis p.312-313
by Walt Lee p.555 – credits
RKO Radio Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1929-1956 by Michael R. Pitts p.358-362