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Panic in the Streets (1950) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by Elia Kazan and produced by Sol C. Siegel.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best WritingEdna Anhalt, Edward AnhaltWon
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Panic in the Streets (1950)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 26, 2017 From 4 Star Films

It disappoints me that I was not more taken with the material than I was but despite not being wholly engaged, there are still some fascinating aspects to Panic in the Streets. Though a somewhat simple picture, it seems possible that I might just need to give it a second viewing soon. Let’s be... Read full article


Panic in the Streets (1950)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 26, 2017 From 4 Star Films

It disappoints me that I was not more taken with the material than I was but despite not being wholly engaged, there are still some fascinating aspects to Panic in the Streets. Though a somewhat simple picture, it seems possible that I might just need to give it a second viewing soon. Let’s be... Read full article


Throwback Thursday – Panic In The Streets (1950)

By Michael on Mar 31, 2016 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Between this blog and my previous one, Professor Damian’s Public Domain Treasure Chest, I’ve been writing about movies for quite a while now. Because of that, there are a lot of posts that have simply gotten lost to the mists of time. So, I figured I’d use the idea of “Throwb... Read full article


Panic in the Streets (1950)

By Beatrice on Jul 15, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Panic in the Streets Directed by Elia Kazan Written by Richard Murphy and Daniel Fuchs; story by Edna and Edward Anhalt 1950/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant Video Elia Kazan does some beautiful work on location in New Orleans in this thriller. As the story be... Read full article


Panic in the Streets (1950) (2)

on May 1, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

I made time to watch Panic in the Streets over a year ago, and for one reason or another never finished it, but thankfully the fine folks at Fox have changed all that with their recent Blu-Ray release of the movie! ?The film isn’t Kazan‘s best work, but is a highly functional film noir w... Read full article


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Raymond Fitch: Oh, yeah. I went to see my mother-in-law. She was wrestling semifinals...


Nancy Reed: If there's a plague here, you're the most important guy in this town.


Lt. Cmdr. Clinton 'Clint' Reed M.D.: You know, my mother always told me if you looked deep enough in anybody... you'd always find some good, but I don't know.
Capt. Tom Warren: With apologies to your mother, that's the second mistake she made.


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According to Richard Widmark, Jack Palance did his own stunt of climbing the boat rope after two stuntmen failed.
Jack Palance's feature film debut.
Elia Kazan:  mortuary assistant.
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