Sheila Bennet, the diamond smuggler, is totally unaware of the danger she poses as she enters the city. Dialog is occasionally weak and the semi-documentary/public service style does disrupt the flow in places, but for the most part this is a suspenseful and satisfying (if lesser-known) noir, thanks to Henry Hathaway's direction, the unusual plot, some wonderful NYC locations and Joseph Biroc's cinematography. Show All… The theme, story and action was almost eerily relevant of the situation about Corona virus right now. Some beautiful shots of 40's NY and the end scene was pretty well done. When a woman (Evelyn Keyes) returns home to New York after a bit of diamond smuggling from Cuba, she brings back something else with her; smallpox. In light of the Coronavirus, I was interested in movies that might mirror or reflect the currently global situation. We then follow police and doctors as they do all they can to help prevent the spread of it and try to find the source of this ancient horror. A virus epidemic scare film that never really works that also happens to be a film noir that works better. The Killer That Stalked New York est un film américain réalisé par Earl McEvoy, sorti en 1950, avec Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop (en), Dorothy Malone et Lola Albright dans les rôles principaux. The Killer That Stalked New York Evelyn Keyes Charles Korvin William Bishop (1950) New York is looking for a smallpox-carrying diamond smuggler (Evelyn Keyes) who is looking for her partner (Charles Korvin). She’s on the lam from the cops, because she’s also a diamond smuggler. Two secrets, actually. In 1 official list. The Killer That Stalked New York (also known as Frightened City) is a 1950 film noir starring Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, Dorothy Malone. New York. Retrouvez tout le casting du film The Killer That Stalked New York réalisé par Earl McEvoy avec Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, Dorothy Malone. Mar 18, 2010. Find trailers, reviews, synopsis, awards and cast information for The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) - Earl McEvoy on AllMovie - Singer Sheila Bennet (Evelyn Keyes) arrives in… This review may contain spoilers. The biggest town. She has been betrayed by her two-timing husband, so she’s out for revenge, and New York can go down with her. Meanwhile, the woman is at large, spreading the deadly disease wherever she goes. Killer that stalked New York ha resultado otra agradable sorpresa de una película realmente entretenida realizada con un montaje ágil a modo semidocumental donde se incluyen varios noticieros informativos. I live in it. Honestly, I could see a remake of this working if the right filmmakers maintained its pulp roots but updated it for our post-Ebola, post-Bird Flu era. The Killer That Stalked New York then becomes a two-pronged chase: The Customs officials chase Sheila Bennet to try to retrieve the diamonds and arrest her, while the Department of Health mobilizes its forces to try to find the "carrier". She has smuggled in a cache of diamonds, is being followed by a detective and is very ill. After a brief visit to a clinic where she comes in contact with a little girl she meets up with her husband (Charles Korwin) who is having an affair with her sister (Lola Albright). Excellent work from Evelyn Keyes as the woman, desperately fighting off the disease to get even with her husband. It’s an interesting premise, but unfortunately the acting and script are weak, and in muddling the crime and medical dramas, the film does poorly on each. Extremely relevant today and almost premonitory. Movies. Display options: Also known as: Frightened City; Mensajera de la muerte (Argentina) La città del terrore (Italy) 1942 Buick Super. It becomes a race against time to get everyone vaccinated and find the person…. Doctors, local police and US Treasury agents work separately at first, then join forces to track down the highly contagious and near-delirious woman who's trying to stay alive long enough to kill the man who betrayed her. The writing tends to the pious and preachy, and I could have done without the pompous narration. This movie ranks #267 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films We could talk about the excitement that a global…. One she knows - she is smuggling diamonds for her husband - and one she doesn't - she's also carrying small pox! In a strange way, about halfway in it also segues into what seems like a public service announcement for vaccinations. I know the muscles of it.. Also features an appearance by character actor Celia Lovsky (T'Pau in "Amok Time," Star Trek TOS). The "smuggling / love triangle" plot is a little unsatisfactory. Good ol' YouTube to the rescue! in the whole wide world.. And because I love it. A diamond thief wanders New York hoping to find the husband that double-crossed her, all while spreading the smallpox she doesn't know she has. A woman (Evelyn Keyes) arrives in New York from Cuba. Actually, she is unaware she has the pox and her husband is a real stinker, so she is sympathetic despite being patient zero for a an outbreak which could kill thousands. Supone un título más a añadir en torno al subgénero de las epidemias y enfermedades contagiosas (otras películas serían Pánico en las calles o City of fear). | So you can immediately see the parallels in this film with the present day. This is pretty understandable, as the film is based on a real outbreak of smallpox in New York City in 1947, which was successfully contained. Directed by Earl McEvoy. Not great, not terrible more of a watch it and forget it type film. A woman (Evelyn Keyes) arrives in New York from Cuba. Hey I’m all for ‘em and realize the mass vaccination was based on real events New York in 1947, but the jaunty narration that seems straight out of a newsreel just doesn’t work here. | Directed by Earl McEvoy | Starring: Evelyn Keyes, Dorothy Malone, Barry Kelley, Jim Backus Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier. 电影: 《桃花泣血 The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)》 导演: Earl McEvoy 主演: Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, IMDB 评分: 6.4 分( 995 票 ) ; 影片演员表、票房成绩,免费下载电影海报图片等网络资源 - MM52.net 全球电影网 (updated through September 2020), letterboxd.com/anne_f_/list/1000-noir-films-they-shot-dark-pictures-didnt/, Coronavirus, Viruses, World-wide Disease, Pandemic, Outbreak, Film Noir The Encyclopedia: The Classic Period. A woman unwittingly carries smallpox into New York with the diamonds she’s smuggled, thus setting off a frantic search for the source of an outbreak. Before long, there is an outbreak of the disease in the city. 0 Mac Hammer Fan. 3,5. Released 1950. The smallpox part does fare better in retrospect, especially in view of current times. Matt also fills the expected role of the heel, but we barely see him. I cloned this list from here: letterboxd.com/anne_f_/list/1000-noir-films-they-shot-dark-pictures-didnt/ and updated it through August 28 2020. Mostly a fear of virus propaganda story buried inside a noirish New York crime film. He…, “You got your smallpox outbreak movie in my jewel smuggling film!”, “YOU got your jewel smuggling movie in my outbreak picture!”. But it is comical how both the cops and health officials let her slip through their fingers, especially the original doctor (William Bishop) who misdiagnoses her and sends her on her way. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950). We could talk about vaccinations and the arguments for and against. Bosley Crowther New York Times September 29, 2007 Unfortunately, the script of Harry Essex, based on a factual magazine piece, has a bad tendency to ramble and to confuse two separate hunts. AKA: Frightened City. Not much good to say about this. You get narration that almost makes it feel like a docudrama and enough plague-spreading paranoia to make this a fun, if ultimately insignificant, flick. Doctor cannot diagnose the spreading disease quickly enough so by the time they discover what they are looking for, Sheila is free - spreading the virus through the city. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier. Watch a pandemic related horror film. It's safe and secure, like the granite it's built on.. How do I know? Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. Evelyn Keyes Charles Korvin William Bishop Dorothy Malone Lola Albright Barry Kelley Carl Benton Reid Ludwig Donath Art Smith Whit Bissell Roy Roberts Connie Gilchrist Dan Riss Harry Shannon Jim Backus Jay Barney George Baxter Eumenio Blanco John Bleifer Gail Bonney Chet Brandenburg Peter Brocco Barry Brooks George Bruggeman Walter Burke James Bush Dick Cherney Angela Clarke Oliver Cross The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It starts off with a rough-voiced narrator giving us the goods on some dame who smuggled in diamonds from Cuba. Mobile site. Anti-vaxxers will absolutely hate this movie’s message about getting your shots, so it definitely has that going for it. The Killer That Stalked New York legendas. I can handle the truth. IMDb This is a great film noir for our time, as it perfectly reflects the dangers and fears of COVID-19. But the smallpox plot is effective and pretty grim. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) plays off as some turgid 1950's health department warning to the citizens of America that smallpox is on the loose. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. Plot Keywords 1937 Chevrolet Master. Directed by Earl McEvoy. The Killer That Stalked New York. Título original: The Killer That Stalked New York. Film data from TMDb. I think it's the best.. Meanwhile it is discovered that the little girl has come down with small pox. Did not see the smallpox plot coming when I tuned in to this noir. But yeah; not bad at all. I thought it would be about some serial killer wreaking havoc across the streets of New York, like Jack the Ripper. I came across this film because I was reading about the real-life 1947 smallpox outbreak in New York City. ... Sheila Bennett keert terug vanuit Cuba naar New York City met gesmokkelde diamanten ter waarde van $ 40.000. Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier. In the same year Jack Palance was spreading pneumonic plague in New Orleans in Panic in the Streets, jewel thief Evelyn Keyes unknowingly spreads the smallpox virus in Manhattan. When I saw the title, no way did I ever imagine this film being about small pox. More details at The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) Alternatieve titel: Frightened City mijn stem. When we almost had a city. Distributor Columbia Pictures. Fairly decent noirish item. Film Noir: They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn't They? 1950 TMDb Any other year, I would call out the ingenuity of this public health PSA being 'guised as noir flick. Film: The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) Year poster printed: 1950 Country: United States Size: 22 in x 28 in (56 cm x 71 cm) (plus linen border) This is an original half-sheet movie poster from 1950 for The Killer That Stalked New York starring Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, Dorothy Malone, Lola Albright and Ludwig Donath. Pictures provided by: mok. 1937 Ford Panel. | Ficha Online de la pelicula The Killer That Stalked New York (1950). This film has aged incredibly well. Films made in NYC before Rudy Giuliani became mayor in 1994. We see on the ground level how something like this spreads, and the governmental response required…. Sheila is determined sure, even if sickly, but she still doesn't have much presence. A woman's attempt to smuggle diamonds from Cuba is complicated by smallpox. But besides that this was a pretty poor film unfortunately. 電影: 《桃花泣血 The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)》 導演: Earl McEvoy 主演: Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, IMDB 評分: 6.4 分( 995 票 ) ; 影片演員表、票房成績,免費下載電影海報圖片等網絡資源 - MM52.net 全球電影網 Synopsis BTW, if you're a fan of film noir, check out my list:letterboxd.com/bobhoveyga/list/bobs-film-noir-master-list/. This is one to skip. It is recommended to switch to…, Kevin Royal Johnson 3,249 films 252 Edit, A complete list of the films in John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide, an…. She is bothered by a headache, and goes to a doctor when she has trouble getting aspirin (! Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier. By coincidence came across this film with a plot that scarily mirrors what is going on all around the world. without any of those people. ... IMDB *8/10. 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