Cry of the City

1948, Crime/Drama, 1h 35m

14 Reviews 250+ Ratings

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Martin Rome (Richard Conte) is a cop killer and jewel thief who escapes from prison, with two police detectives, Candella (Victor Mature) and Collins (Fred Clark), hot on his trail. Not only is Rome wanted for murder, he is now also accused of masterminding a major jewel robbery. On the run, Rome is helped by a sleazy lawyer (Berry Kroeger) and two girlfriends, Teena (Debra Paget) and Brenda (Shelley Winters). Rome's plan: recover the hidden jewels from his lawyer and leave the country.

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  • Apr 14, 2020
    Another film noir gem that goes largely unnoticed by many fans of the genre. There are spectacular on-location scenes (New York), solid performances by the leads Victor Mature and Richard Conte and a storyline that treats the subject matter with depth and little notice to Hollywood tropes.
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