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While the City Sleeps (1956)

12 05/30/1956 (US) CrimeDramaThriller 1h 40m

Suspense as startling as a strangled scream!


Newspaper men compete against each other to find a serial killer dubbed "The Lipstick Killer"

  1. Fritz Lang


  2. Charles Einstein


  3. Casey Robinson


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  1. Dana Andrews

    Dana Andrews

    Edward Mobley

  2. Rhonda Fleming

    Rhonda Fleming

    Dorothy Kyne

  3. George Sanders

    George Sanders

    Mark Loving, KNS Chief

  4. Howard Duff

    Howard Duff

    Lt. Burt Kaufman

  5. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell

    John Day Griffith (Sentinel managing editor)

  6. Vincent Price

    Vincent Price

    Walter Kyne

  7. Sally Forrest

    Sally Forrest

    Nancy Liggett

  8. John Drew Barrymore

    Robert Manners

  9. James Craig

    James Craig

    'Honest' Harry Kritzer

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While the City Sleeps
While the City Sleeps

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Original Language English

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