The Captive City (1952)

Not Rated   |    |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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A small town newspaperman's investigation into a local bookie operation turns up a web of organized crime.


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10 March 2020 | susand1108
| Captivating
A riveting film about a small town newspaper editor who simply won't quit seeking justice. I was struck by the remarkably good acting from mostly no-name actors. Also, you will certainly notice the cinematography. The use of the new Hoge lens allowed an unusual depth of focus and interior shots in low lighting. Every scene, inside and out, was shot in Reno, Nevada. The score is also noteworthy. Definitely worthwhile viewing!

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Release Date:

11 April 1952



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Reno, Nevada, USA

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