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Kansas City Confidential (1952) was a Film Noir - Drama Film directed by Phil Karlson and produced by Edward Small.

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About Kansas City Confidential (1952)

By Carol Martinheira on May 5, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

About Kansas City Confidential (1952) On May 5, 2018May 5, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized I watched Kansas City Confidential (1952) again last night and, yet again, I realized that a) John Payne was a damn good actor b) Neville Brand is fascinating in a rather unassumin... Read full article


Kansas City Confidential (1952)

on Sep 4, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

Despite the ingrained conventions of film noir some films can leave you surprised. So it is with director Phil Karlson’s Kansas City Confidential. What starts as a typical heist film becomes a story of duplicity between good guys and bad?about?the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell to... Read full article


Kansas City Confidential (1952)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Saying that Phil Karlson has a penchant for gritty crime dramas is a gross understatement. And yet here again is one of those real tough-guy numbers he was known for, where all you have to do is follow the trail of cigarette smoke and every punch is palpable–coming right off the screen and pra... Read full article


Kansas City Confidential (1952)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Saying that Phil Karlson has a penchant for gritty crime dramas is a gross understatement. And yet here again is one of those real tough-guy numbers he was known for, where all you have to do is follow the trail of cigarette smoke and every punch is palpable–coming right off the screen and pra... Read full article


Film Noir of the Week: Kansas City Confidential

By Amanda Garrett on Jul 23, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

This week's noir is one of the best heist movies ever made. TCM will air Kansas City Confidential starring Jack Elam and Neville Brand as hooded robbers at 1:15 p.m. July 24 as part of its film noir festival, Summer of Darkness. A viewer's guide to this classic crime story is below. Kansas City Co... Read full article


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Quotes from

Tim Foster: What makes a two-bit heel like you think a heater would give him an edge over me?


Joe Rolfe: I thought I'd take a walk through the village before I turn in.
Tony Romano: Don't walk too fast - you'll be out of town without really seein' it!


Joe Rolfe: Look, you're a nice girl, but in case you're thinking of mothering me, forget it! I'm no stray dog you can pick up, and I like my neck without a collar. Now get lost!
Helen Foster: Now I'm supposed to be hurt. Maybe even cry. But I won't. I think you're in trouble, and I'm going to help you.


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Veteran actor Preston Foster plays a character whose last name is also Foster.
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Also directed by Phil Karlson




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Also released in 1952




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