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Night and the City(1950)

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  • Mutz Greenbaum

    • Dennis Gordon
    • 12/28/12

    Mutz Greenbaum's cinematography makes this film a pleasure to watch.

  • Night & the City

    • Dashiell B.
    • 12/23/12

    Another interesting film noir from director Dassin. Widmark is a hustler who, after meeting a legendary Greek wrestler, see's new oportunities; supporting characters like Tierney & Marlowe aren't fleshed out as much. Striking cinematography in London's streets emphasize the labyrinth Widmark has entered. Simultaneously entertaining & passable. I give it a 3.5/5.

  • superb

    • shel kaufman
    • 12/6/12

    loved everything about it, even thi I dnt understand the English "quid", or "bob". A true film noir, where ENERYONE IS UNSAVORY. No sentimentality...ell people get punished in some way..suprised me that Richard Widmark dies,,But everyone else lose as well. Taut and superb

  • Widmark's best

    • Jack Jacoby
    • 10/20/10

    This wonderful, atmospheric noir thriller is a movie to be seen and savored many times. It is widely regarded and rightly so as Widmark's best performance, at least his best early performance.He is just excellent as the small time hustler, Harry Fabian, with huge ambitions. The astonishingly beautiful Gene Tierney givesgreat support as does Francis Sullivan, Goodie Withers and Mike Mazurki. Truly enjoyable movie making by the gifted Jules Dassin.

  • Night and the City (1950)

    • James Higgins
    • 4/3/10

    Such an intense and powerful story. Jules Dassin's taut direction is excellent. The cinematography is outstanding, especially the use of light and shadows. The performances are amazing. Standing out is Francis L. Sullivan, Richard Widmark, Googie Withers and Mike Mazurki. Memorable score and a fine pace. A solid film noir that is a must see for anyone into this genre.

  • Night And The City.

    • mrroberts
    • 2/10/10

    One of the very best films of Film Noir. Richard Widmark was a terrific actor with a long and varied career, mostly playing heavies or unsavory characters. Of his many fine performances, this one may have been his best. A must see film.

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