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Call Northside 777(1948)

Remind Me

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Brief Synopsis

A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.

Cast & Crew

Henry Hathaway Director
James Stewart P. James McNeal
Richard Conte Frank Wiecek
Lee J. Cobb Brian Kelly
Helen Walker Laura McNeal
Betty Garde Wanda Skutnik, later known as Wanda Siskovich
Kasia Orzazewski Tillie Wiecek
Joanne de Bergh Helen Wiecek, later known as Helen Rayska
Howard Smith K. L. Palmer
Moroni Olsen Chairman of Parole Board
John McIntire Sam Faxon
Paul Harvey Martin Burns
J. M. Kerrigan Sullivan, bailiff

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1948 Production Date:  AFI*; UCLA
35mm safety; 6 reels of 6 (ca. 12000 ft.); M19439; A1-348-1
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  110-111 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,969    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Excellent and Absorbing

    Tharold 2013-03-18

    Highly effective, gripping docudrama filmed on location in Chicago. Jimmy Stewart is great as the crusading reporter- never better. Kasia Orzazewski as... MORE>

  • My Old Neighborhood!

    4dogmama 2012-05-18

    I like this movie for many reasons. Jimmy Stewart, great as always, is only one.The church shown at the end of Tillie Wiecek's block is Holy Trinity... MORE>

  • A sleeper

    Paul Izzo 2012-04-02

    This a very fine film with an ahead-of-its-time feel. Shot partially on location in Chicago - something not done frequently at the time - we are treated to... MORE>