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  • TBC
  • Crime, Drama
  • 1955
  • 87 mins

New York Confidential

New York Confidential

About

Crawford and Conte do fine work in this seedy noir (which later inspired a TV series) about a crime lord who promotes one of his finest employees to the top of the syndicate, only for the move to backfire when the latter is called to rub out his boss.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: J Carrol Naish, Broderick Crawford, Marilyn Maxwell, Onslow Stevens, Anne Bancroft, Richard Conte
  • Director: Russell Rouse
  • Writer: Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse
  • Producer: Edward Small, Clarence Greene
  • Photographer: Eddie Fitzgerald

In a nutshell

One of those movies that feels unashamedly grimy and boasts no redeeming characters, it's enjoyably nasty fun, though it's impossible to feel for anyone.

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