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While the City Sleeps Overview:

While the City Sleeps (1928) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Jack Conway .

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Media People Solve Murders Again: ‘While the City Sleeps’ (Fritz Lang, 1956)

By Virginie Pronovost on Apr 18, 2020 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

When Gill from Real Weegie Midget Reviews announced that she was co-hosting a blogathon with Cinematic Catharsis honouring the one and only Vincent Price, I first went through his filmography to see which film I could write about. My attention was dragged to Fritz Lang before-last American film: Whi... Read full article


On Blu-ray: Friz Lang Does Noir in While the City Sleeps (1956) and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

By KC on May 7, 2018 From Classic Movies

Director Fritz Lang had an astounding career. Influential, enduring, and inventive, he was able to adapt from silents to talkies and then from European to Hollywood filmmaking while keep his own unique style. I recently had the chance to watch two crime noir titles from late in his career: While the... Read full article


While the City Sleeps (1956)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 4, 2015 From 4 Star Films

While the City Sleeps has a brilliant cold open followed by a pounding title sequence, courtesy of Fritz Lang, that brings to mind a bit of Diabolique and Psycho. The rest of the film turns into a case to find the wanted lipstick murderer (based on a real killer), but that only holds part of our att... Read full article


While the City Sleeps (1956)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 4, 2015 From 4 Star Films

While the City Sleeps has a brilliant cold open followed by a pounding title sequence, courtesy of Fritz Lang, that brings to mind a bit of Diabolique and Psycho. The rest of the film turns into a case to find the wanted lipstick murderer (based on a real killer), but that only holds part of our att... Read full article


While the City Sleeps

By RBuccicone on Nov 2, 2010 From MacGuffin Movies

While the City Sleeps (1956) Lupino in "They Drive by Night" Ida Lupino in "While the City Sleeps" Unfortunately, this film, although having the backing of fantastic director Fritz Lang, was a bit sloppy in its plot. Not only does the narrative cover the search for the R... Read full article


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Los Angeles City Hall, which opened in April of 1928, appears on film for perhaps the first time in the background of a few rooftop scenes.
The original Soundtrack for the feature is lost.
All prints missing portion s from reels 6 and 7.
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