The Naked City
The film follows two detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran who are responsible for investigating the death of a attractive model Jean Dexter. She is murdered in her apartment and they suspect the murder wants to rob her property.
Keywords: #Barry Fitzgerald #Dorothy Hart #Hellinger Productions #Howard Duff #Jules Dassin #The Naked City #Universal International Pictures (UI)
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November 05, 2014 If this is noir, it's the most brightly lit, least antisocial noir ever.Read in Source
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
May 30, 2007 Affords the viewer a look at a type of city life that has long since disappeared, giving the film a kind of documentary time-capsule flavor.Read in Source
New York Times
March 25, 2006 A definite parochial fascination is liberally assured all the way and the seams in a none-too-good whodunnit are rather cleverly concealed.
Classic Film and Television
December 26, 2016 Outstanding mystery with brilliant location photography in New York City.Read in Source
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
July 06, 2011 The on-location photography and final minutes on the streets and bridge are impressive, but this noir is more memorable for what it inspired to follow it than in its slow talky self.Read in Source
January 26, 2006 A rather overrated police-procedure thriller which has gained its seminal status simply by its accent on ordinariness and by its adherence to the ideal of shooting on location.Read in Source
July 03, 2008 Throughout, despite its omniscient, stark melodrama, there has been no sight lost of an element of humor.Read in Source
February 17, 2011 One of Jules Dassin's best features is a quintessential film noir, distinguished by its on-location shooting and Daniels' sharp imagery, which deservedly won the OscarRead in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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