Hell Is a City
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Hell Is a City
With an award-winning screenplay by director Val Guest, this is a first-rate cops-and-robbers crime drama about a dangerous escaped convict and the police inspector who goes after him. The gritty industrial city of Manchester and its outlying moors provide a somber backdrop to the action. Inspector Martineau (Stanley Baker) suspects that the escaped thief, Don Starling (John Crawford) is going to return to Manchester to retrieve a cache of jewels he hid away before being convicted. The sudden, brutal murder of a woman and the missing money she was carrying, tips the Inspector off that his… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"harkens back to the pulp serials where noir was birthed"
‑ Chris Cabin, Filmcritic.com
"It's a gritty Hammer story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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