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Noir Nook: YouTube Noir – Cry of the City (1948)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on Nov 19, 2019

Noir Nook: YouTube Noir – Cry of the City (1948) The other night, I participated in a #FilmNoirFriday thread on Twitter, where I offered up a film noir recommendation. I selected The Big Combo (1955), which is one of the many noirs that I love, but which doesn’t get a lot of attention. This first read more

Day 22 of Noirvember: Cry of the City (1948)

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Nov 22, 2017

Gritty and fast-paced, Cry of the City focuses on a mélange of distinctive characters, including Martin Rome (love that name), played by Richard Conte, a small-time hood who has recently added the murder of a cop to his long list of misdeeds; Teena (Debra Paget), Rome’s unflaggingly steadfast girlfr read more

Cry of the City (1947)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 3, 2015

Cry of the City is a lesser noir from director Robert Siodmak with an often arbitrary plot, but since he is a mainstay of the genre it’s still an interesting foray on a number of fronts. It’s visually striking and features a number of interesting characters, especially female characters read more

Cry of the City (1947)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 3, 2015

Cry of the City is a lesser noir from director Robert Siodmak with an often arbitrary plot, but since he is a mainstay of the genre it’s still an interesting foray on a number of fronts. It’s visually striking and features a number of interesting characters, especially female characters read more

The Build-Your-Own-Blogathon: Richard Conte in Cry of the City (1948)

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Aug 9, 2014

I could cheerfully watch Richard Conte make cinnamon toast, paint a wall, or even tie his shoes. But when he’s front and center in a 1940s noir, I really go into orbit! Case in point: Twentieth Century Fox’s Cry of the City, a 1948 film noir feature with a top-notch, can’t-miss cast that, in additio read more