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While the City Sleeps (1956)

100 min - Thriller, Drama - 30 May 1956
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A serial killer is on the loose in New York City. Dubbed "The Lipstick Killer," he has also strangely become the center of a power struggle between three division chiefs in a media empire. The directive from their inexperienced boss, Walter Kyne (Vincent Price), is simple: Whoever catches the killer gets promoted to executive editor. But newspaper editor John Day Griffith (Thomas Mitchell) has one distinct advantage in the form of crack reporter Edward Mobley (Dana Andrews).

Director:  Fritz Lang
Writers:  Casey Robinson
Stars:  Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Sally Forrest, John Drew Barrymore, James Craig, Ida Lupino, Robert Warwick, Mae Marsh, Ralph Peters, Sandy White, Larry J. Blake, Celia Lovsky, Ed Hinton, Pitt Herbert, Vladimir Sokoloff

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A serial killer is on the loose in New York City. Dubbed "The Lipstick Killer," he has also strangely become the center of a power struggle between three division chiefs in a media empire. The directive from their inexperienced boss, Walter Kyne (Vincent Price), is simple: Whoever catches the killer gets promoted to executive editor. But newspaper editor John Day Griffith (Thomas Mitchell) has one distinct advantage in the form of crack reporter Edward Mobley (Dana Andrews).



Tagline: Suspense as startling as a strangled scream!

Genres: Thriller, Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  30 May 1956

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Production Companies:  Bert E. Friedlob Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 40 min

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