Cry of the City (1948)

NR 09/29/1948 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 35m

From the heart of its people comes the ... cry of the city.

Overview

Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?

  1. Robert Siodmak

    Director

  2. Henry Edward Helseth

    Novel

  3. Richard Murphy

    Screenplay

  4. Ben Hecht

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Victor Mature

    Victor Mature

    Lt. Candella

  2. Richard Conte

    Richard Conte

    Martin Rome

  3. Fred Clark

    Fred Clark

    Lt Collins

  4. Shelley Winters

    Shelley Winters

    Brenda Martingale

  5. Betty Garde

    Betty Garde

    Miss Pruett

  6. Berry Kroeger

    Berry Kroeger

    W. A. Niles

  7. Tommy Cook

    Tommy Cook

    Tony Rome

  8. Debra Paget

    Debra Paget

    Teena Riconti

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Full Cast & Crew

Cry of the City
Cry of the City

Status Released

Original Language English

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