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Crime Wave

Crime Wave(1954)

Also Known As: Don't Cry, Baby | The City Is Dark |

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Brief Synopsis

A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.

Cast & Crew

Andre DeToth Director
Sterling Hayden Detective Sgt. Sims
Gene Nelson Steve Lacey
Phyllis Kirk Ellen Lacey
Ted de Corsia Doc Penny
Charles Buchinsky Ben Hastings
Jay Novello Otto Hessler
Ned Young Gat Morgan
James Bell Daniel O'Keefe
Dub Taylor Gus Snider
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 13 Jan 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  EB??; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  71 or 73-74 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Eye candy for LA history buffs

    Mandrew 2016-03-08

    Not the greatest film - the acting is a little on the melodramatic side and the story is trite, but where this film excels is in its visual representation... MORE>

  • Production Code AWOL in this one

    John Barry 2014-02-12

    Phyllis Kirk and Gene Nelson in the same bed, in 1953. Where were the PC bluenoses? Probably too busy watching porn. MORE>

  • Good noir!

    RedRain 2013-03-26

    I never liked Sterling Hayden. He, like Robert Ryan, always played an angry cop, angry soldier or just a mean so-and-so. It's no different here. He... MORE>