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*Introduced by film historian Richard Koszarski, author of the new book “Keep ‘Em in the East”: Kazan, Kubrick and the Postwar New York Renaissance.

U.S., 1950
Directed by Joseph Lerner
Starring Zachary Scott, Faye Emerson, Mary Boland, Sam Levene, Kay Medford
DCP. Approx. 92 min.

Ex-cop Zachary Scott, reduced to house detecting for Mary Boland’s waterfront flophouse, dries out long enough to track down his kidnapped son in “some of the seamier areas of NYC” (Robert Ottoson). “Plenty of sleazy atmosphere.” – NY Times.

Presented with support from the Robert Jolin Osborne Endowed Fund for American Classic Cinema.

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