Weve just obtained a large lot of 1940s 50s vintage paperbacks in very good condition. Smith loved his drunken debaucheries his mean-spirited pranksters his heathenistic mythological creatures and of course all that drinking and sex. Mouse over to Zoom-Click to enlarge. Today my purchase of the book is about reminiscing and recapturing. In Night Life of the Gods by Thorne Smith we meet Hunter Hawk wealthy eccentric scientist in 1920s America who after numerous explosions manages to invent an atomic ray that turns living beings into statues and a second ray that restores them to their original state. Night Life of the Gods was based on a novel by Thorne Smith the novelist best known for his comic fantasies Topper and I Married a Witch Smith specialized in imaginative tales of the supernatural with decidedly risqué elements. Biltmore Oswald 1918 Out O Luck 1919 Haunts By-Paths 1919 Topper 1926 - also published as The Jovial Ghosts in England Dreams End 1927 The Stray Lamb 1929 Did She Fall 1930 Night Life Of The Gods 1931 Turnabout 1931 Lazy Bear Lane 1931. Thorne Smiths Night Life of the Gods movie In 1935 Universal Pictures released the Night Life of the Gods movie based on the best selling Thorne Smith novel of the same name. I first discovered Thorne Smiths books such as The Night Life of the Gods when I was 11 years old in the family library. Ship This Item Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. The Night Life of the Gods 1931 narrates the story of quirky inventor Hunter Hawk who strikes gold when he invents a device that enables him to turn living matter into stone and to reverse the process at will. Night Life of the Gods Thorne Smith Rare Fantasy. 900 300 shipping 300 shipping 300 shipping. The Night Life of the Gods--the madcap story of a scientist who instigates a nocturnal spree with the Greek gods--is arguably his most sparkling comedic achievement. 499 399 shipping 399 shipping 399 shipping THE NIGHT LIFE OF THE GODS by Thorne Smith. Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr and directed by Lowell Sherman this movie has never been released in. Apr 2014 This eBook was produced by Roy Glashan. The Thorne Smith Triplets. The Night Life Of The Gods 218. The Thorne Smith 3-Bagger.