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Panic in the Streets

Cast

Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance View All


Crew

Elia Kazan (Director), Edward Anhalt (Story), Richard Murphy (Screenplay), Edna Anhalt (Story) View All

Release: Jul. 27th, 1950
Runtime: 1 hour, 36 minutes
One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. The next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the Public Health Service confirms the dead man had pneumonic plague. To prevent a catastrophic epidemic, Clint must find and inoculate the killers and their associates, with the reluctant aid of police captain Tom Warren, despite official skepticism, and in total secrecy, lest...
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But I do think essentially guileless characters like this can be tricky to make dramatically engaging, and I think the movie pulls it off.


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