The Sleeping City

George Sherman (director)
Jo Eisinger (screenwriter)
Richard Conte, Colleen Gray (starring)

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1950. Continuity and Dialogue for the 1950 film.

A hospital corpsman is put undercover at Bellevue hospital to solve the case of a hospital worker who was murdered on a pier connected to the hospital. He gets involved in the gambling antics of an elevator operator in the building. Unlike many of its contemporaries, it was shot entirely on location in documentary style. Objections from then-mayor of New York William O'Dwyer obligated director Richard Conte to add a prologue assuring the viewer that the film was fictive.

Set in Bellevue Hospital in New York City, shot on location in Bellevue Hospital in New York City.

White titled self-wrappers, noted as Continuity and Dialogue on the front wrapper, production No. 1623, dated February 10, 1950, with credits for director George Sherman. Approximately 100 leaves, with last page of text numbered 9. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with some staining on front wrapper, bound with two silver brads along the top edge.

Selby US Canon. Spicer US. Silver and Ward Classic Noir. Grant US.

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