Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Night and City(1950)
Night and the City (1950). Noir. Based on the novel by Gerald Kersh. Director: Jules Dassi. Cast: Richard Widmark and Gene Tierney. Shot on location in London.
The story begins with Harry Fabian, dreaming of the good life. He's tried a lot of schemes but he has what he believes is a chance of a lifetime. He plans to take control of professional wrestling. The film has been noted as groundbreaking in its lack of sympathetic characters.