When a doctor is shot dead outside bellevue hospital, detective fred rowen richard conte is assigned to find the killer. The sleeping city is a 1950 film noir, shot in semidocumentary style set. The prince and the showgirl originally called the sleeping prince is a 1957 britishamerican romantic comedy film starring marilyn monroe and laurence olivier. Director george sherman mostly did westerns but on the strength of the sleeping city he was equaly adapted at. The sleeping city is a 1950 american film noir crime film in semidocumentary style, that was set in and shot at new yorks bellevue hospital. Drug pushing and gambling set the stage for murder in the sleeping city, a hardboiled film noir thriller shot on the streets of new york.
Richard conte, coleen gray, alex nicol, peggy dow en colleen gray. Odwyer also believed the movie painted bellevue in an. The sleeping city 1950 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Richard conte gives a quietly impressive performance in this 1950 dark thriller from universal studios, which is filmed entirely on location in new yorks bellevue hospital and the surrounding streets. The sleeping city, dvd, manufactured on demand, ntsc format, suspense film noir, 025192181184. Night and the city 1950 1080p bluray x264 yify fami tenda. Before the plot of the sleeping city 1950 gets underway, actor richard conte. In 1947, producer mark hellinger and director jules dassin made the naked city on the streets of new york, with distribution and studio facilities provided by universalinternational pictures.
The film is notable for its photography, and was one of the few motion pictures of the era to be shot entirely on location. The sleeping city is a film directed by george sherman with richard conte, coleen gray, richard taber, john alexander, year. Night and the city 1950 1080p bluray x264 yify youtube. The chief investigating detective views this as a difficult case, so with the cooperation of the commissioner of. Read the full synopsis of the sleeping city, 1950, directed by george sherman, with richard conte, coleen gray, richard taber, at turner classic movies. The sleeping city 1950 george sherman, richard conte, coleen gray, richard taber, crime, film noir, drama august 5, 2016 at bellvue hospital, new york, an intern is shot in the head by an unknown killer. Overview of the sleeping city, 1950, directed by george sherman, with richard conte, coleen gray, richard taber, at turner classic movies. The sleeping city 1950 approved 1h 26min crime, drama, filmnoir 16 october 1950 usa in new york, the murder of a bellvue hospital intern prompts the police to send an undercover detective to investigate. Richard conte and coleen gray were borrowed from twentieth centuryfox for this film. The producers got the permission of the city of new york to shoot at bellevue hospital, and, in exchange, opened the movie with a disclaimer spoken. Ein gesunder lebensstil geht einher mit einem gesunden schlaf. In an onscreen introduction, actor richard conte explains that although the picture was filmed in the facilities of new york city s bellevue hospital, the story is fiction.
It was directed by george sherman and features richard conte, coleen gray and richard taber. The film s working titles were confidential squad and web of the city. The producers got the permission of the city of new york to shoot at bellevue hospital, and, in exchange, opened the movie with a disclaimer spoken by star richard conte, stepping out of character to point out that nothing like the story in this movie ever happened at bellevue and offering tribute to the actual hospital and its staff. Directed by george sherman, it stars richard conte and coleen gray. An undercover policeman richard conte discovers narcotics racketeers on a hospital staff. You can watch this and other full movies on the true crime sci noir. The film has an unusual opening, as conte introduces himself to the. Larceny 1948 film noir john payne dan duryea shelley. In dassins film noir classic cinema lives and prospers in the shadows and light of night and the city. Coleen gray, the darkhaired beauty who stood out in such film noir thrillers as kiss of death, nightmare alley and kansas city confidential, has died. The film is notable for its dark and evocative photography, abovepar performances by.
The sleeping city manufactured on demand, ntsc format on. But beyond this pictorial asset, which is employed mainly for atmosphere, there is little about the sleeping city to distinguish it from any thriller film. The sleeping city is a 1950 film noir, shot in semidocumentary style set in and shot at new yorks bellevue hospital. An intern is shot mysteriously on an east river pier adjoining bellevue hospital.
Good location shooting and richard contes reaction shots. The sleeping city 1950 richard conte, coleen gray crime. The sleeping city has been ranked 74 times, wins 48. The producers got the permission of the city of new york to shoot at bellevue hospital, and, in exchange, opened the movie with a disclaimer spoken by. All of these movies are film noir crime titles, with the exception of the wildly atypical and quite wonderful full of.
The sleeping city is an especially good docunoir, which was filmed on. Regarder le film the sleeping city 1950 en streaming vf. The sleeping city 1950 letterboxd your life in film. The sleeping city 1950 george sherman, richard conte. The sleeping city 1950 actor richard conte was born on this date in 1910. The sleeping city 1950 nonfilter cigarette youtube. This is such an excellent universal 1950 movie but. It was filmed at pinewood studios in buckinghamshire. Richard conte and richard taber in the sleeping city 1950 richard conte in the sleeping city 1950. I have rarely seen a film dive into hell with such realistic depiction of character, circumstance, desperation and a full fledged sense of what makes people tick and eventually explode. The sleeping city 1950 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. He made many good movies but is especially known for his work in film noir, where he was equally effective as a hero or villain. Undercover cop drama with a strong sense of corruption and paranoia.968 727 417 622 494 1005 680 356 1357 175 372 265 1534 1486 37 764 1428 1493 675 68 1124 976 742 197 792 616 857 1496 705 1350 664 320 588 308 1070 104 1323 28 411