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Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by Otto Preminger and produced by Otto Preminger and Frank P. Rosenberg.

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Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney find out “Where the Sidewalk Ends”

By Stephen Reginald on Oct 21, 2021 From Classic Movie Man

Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney find out “Where the Sidewalk Ends” Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) is an American film noir directed and produced by Otto Preminger and starring Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney. The screenplay was written by Ben Hecht and the cinematography was by Joseph L... Read full article


Review: Where The Sidewalk Ends (1950)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 15, 2019 From 4 Star Films

There’s something intriguing about the opening titles of Where The Sidewalk Ends thanks to a stripped-down quality ditching a conventional score for whistling and recognizable street noise as the credits come painted on the sidewalk. Feet trample over the names in the picture and we get a very... Read full article


Screening of "Where the Sidewalk Ends" at Daystar Center November 18

By Stephen Reginald on Nov 15, 2017 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of "Where the Sidewalk Ends" at Daystar Center November 18 “Noirvember” Series: Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State StreetWhen: November 18, 2017Time: 6:30 p.m.Hosted by Stephen Reginald Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) reunites the star’... Read full article


DOUBLE BILL #2 : Laura (1944) and Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

By Carol Martinheira on May 7, 2017 From The Old Hollywood Garden

DOUBLE BILL #2 : Laura (1944) and Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) On May 7, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized In 1944, Otto Preminger created his masterpiece, Laura (1944), a murder mystery noir surrounding the investigation into the death of Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney), led ... Read full article


Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

on Mar 16, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

As you wade through the inky underworld of film noir, it’s hard to find surprises after a while; Where the Sidewalk Ends is one such noir.? Dana Andrews and Karl Malden put a spin on the typical noir antiheroes, with Andrews in particular being stuffed with various nuances. Unfortunately, the ... Read full article


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Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: Maybe I'd better show you my hand, dream boy.


Morgan Taylor: I'll fix your head.
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: I suggest you use an axe.


Morgan Taylor: It's a wonderful day. No job. Everybody against me. My poor dad sitting in a cell... and it's a wonderful day. Isn't that amazing?


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 2, 1951 with Dana Andrews reprising his film role.
Not only was the traditional Twentieth Century Fox fanfare music not utilized at the film's opening, Alfred Newman's ubiquitous "Street Scene Theme" is whistled over the unique opening credits, appropriately written in chalk on a sidewalk.
This story was originally dramatized on radio in January 1949 for the series "Suspense", under the title "Night Cry", staring Ray Milland in the Dana Andrews role.
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