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The Sleeping City

The Sleeping City(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

At Bellvue Hospital, New York, an intern is shot in the head by an unknown killer. Inspector Gordon of the 9th Precinct finds no obvious leads but senses an undercurrent of mystery at the hospital; enter Detective Fred Rowan, whose medical background enables him to pose as an intern. Through wheels within wheels, Rowan finally penetrates to a secret, dirty racket...and nurse Ann Sebastian, whom he's been dating, may be mixed up in it.

Cast & Crew

George Sherman Director
Richard Conte Fred Rowan [also known as Fred Gilbert]
Coleen Gray Ann Sebastian
Richard Taber Pop Ware
John Alexander Inspector Gordon
Peggy Dow Kathy Hall
Alex Nichol Dr. Steve Anderson
James J. Van Dyk Dr. Sharpley
Hugh Reilly Dr. Foster
Michael Strong Dr. Alex Connell
Frank M. Thomas Lt. Lally
Henry Hart Dr. Nester
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  AFI; Mertz; LC; Univ 16mm
FDA 347-348; P01623,C20
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  84-85 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,558    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Superb Crime Drama

    Marc Lewis 2009-01-19

    Classic,gritty,true "Old New York" crime drama of an illegal drug ring operating within Bellvue Hospital; very much ahead of its time considering... MORE>