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THE CAPTIVE CITY (1952)

By Mark on Nov 18, 2008 From Where Danger Lives

For Robert Wise’s 1952 film The Captive City, former Time magazine scribe Alvin Josephy adapted his own short story of a crusading editor who discovers the big city rackets have quietly taken hold in his small corner of the world. The editor, Jim Austin, is played by television icon John Forsy... Read full article


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According to director Robert Wise, the movie was shot entirely in Reno, Nevada. They used the newspaper there, the City Hall, the street. Not one shot was filmed in the studio. IT was filmed in 22-23 days.
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