The Sleeping City (1950)

The Sleeping City





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The Sleeping City was filmed in and set at New York's Bellevue Hospital--even though the prologue is careful to point out that the events depicted never really happened at Bellevue. Richard Conte plays an undercover narcotics agent, investigating a series of drug-related deaths at the famed mental hospital. Posing as an intern, Conte strikes up a friendship with nurse Coleen Gray, only to discover that she's involved in the illicit drug traffic. It turns out that the key man in the narcotics … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Jo Eisinger, Joe Eisinger
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as Fred Rowan

as Ann Sebastian

as Dr. Steve Anderson

as Pop Ware

as Kathy Hall

as Inspector Gordon

as Dr. Sharpley

as Dr. Foster

as Dr. Connell

as Lt. Lally

as Dr. Nester

as Lt. Marty Miller

as Detective Reese

as Detective Diamond

as Detective Abate

as Medical Examiner

as Male Nurse

as Travers

as Intern

as Intern

as Little Girl

as Detective

as Patient with Broken ...
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Just barely recommendable, mostly because of Sherman's direction and the smart, well-plotted script by Jo Eisinger.

Full Review… | August 8, 2006
Goatdog's Movies

A tight film noir about corruption in Bellevue.

Full Review… | August 19, 2003
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | August 19, 2003

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