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City That Never Sleeps (1953) was a Film Noir - Drama Film directed by John H. Auer and produced by John H. Auer.

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YouTube Noir — Noirvember Day 28: City That Never Sleeps (1953)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 28, 2020 From Shadows and Satin

You don?t hear much about City That Never Sleeps (1953), and that?s a real shame. It?s got a lot of good stuff, from great use of shadows to voiceover narration (okay, it?s the city talking, but whatever). It?s also chock full of dark, cynical, and duplicitous characters, including a magician who ha... Read full article


THE GOOD COP, BAD COP BLOGATHON: City That Never Sleeps (1953)

on Mar 28, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Eva of Coffee, Classics and Craziness is hosting The Good Cop, Bad Cop blogathon on March 28th to 31st. Click HERE to see who follows the straight and narrow, and who goes for the payoff. "Night brings our troubles to light, rather than banishes them." - Seneca the elder Paula Ramond, Gig You... Read full article


THE GOOD COP, BAD COP BLOGATHON: City That Never Sleeps (1953)

on Mar 28, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Eva of Coffee, Classics and Craziness is hosting The Good Cop, Bad Cop blogathon on March 28th to 31st. Click HERE to see who follows the straight and narrow, and who goes for the payoff. "Night brings our troubles to light, rather than banishes them." - Seneca the elder Paula Ramond, Gig You... Read full article


Day 26 of Noirvember: City That Never Sleeps (1953)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 26, 2017 From Shadows and Satin

I fell in love with this movie the first time I saw it. I can?t exactly put my finger on what it was that took such a hold of me ? maybe it?s the way it opens with a voiceover by the city itself. (?I am the city . . . I am the voice, the heartbeat of this giant, sprawling, sordid and beautiful, poor... Read full article


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Sally 'Angel Face' Connors: I know how you feel, Joe.
Johnny Kelly: I don't think you have the slightest idea how I feel.
Sally 'Angel Face' Connors: Why do you say that?
Johnny Kelly: I feel like I'm in a cement mixer getting slowly chopped and pounded to death. I've seen all that I can stand to see.


Sgt. Joe, the 'Voice of Chicago': How did a man in your frame of mind ever become a cop in the first place?


Sgt. Joe, the 'Voice of Chicago': So, you're leaving the police and your wife?
Johnny Kelly: Yeah, starting from scratch.


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