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Cry Of The City

Martin Rome (Richard Conte) is a cop killer and jewel thief who escapes from prison, with two police detectives, Candella (Victor Mature) and Collins (Fred Clark), hot on his trail. Not only is Rome wanted for murder, he is now also accused of masterminding a major jewel robbery. On the run, Rome is helped by a sleazy lawyer (Berry Kroeger) and two girlfriends, Teena (Debra Paget) and Brenda (Shelley Winters). Rome's plan: recover the hidden jewels from his lawyer and leave the country.

Release Date

September 29, 1948

Running Time

95 minutes

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Victor Mature

Victor Mature

Richard Conte

Richard Conte

Fred Clark

Fred Clark

Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters


Director Robert Siodmak

Screenplay Richard Murphy, Ben Hecht

Producer Sol C. Siegel

Cinematography Lloyd Ahern

Editing Harmon Jones

Music Alfred Newman

Distributor 20th Century Fox

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