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Panic in the Streets (1950)

96 min - Drama, Thriller, Crime - 12 June 1950
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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. 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 panic empty the city. Can a doctor turn detective? He has 48 hours to try...

Director:  Elia Kazan

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Storyline

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. 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 panic empty the city. Can a doctor turn detective? He has 48 hours to try...



Tagline: THE SCREEN'S GREATEST EXCITEMENT OF THE YEAR!

Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Greek, 普通话
Release Date:  12 June 1950

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 36 min

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