Cry of the City

Cry of the City (1948)

"From the heart of its people comes the ... cry of the city."
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NR 1 hr 35 minSep 29th, 1948Drama, Crime

Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?

Victor Matureas Lt. Candella
Richard Conteas Martin Rome
Fred Clarkas Lt Collins