Sleeping City
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Sleeping City
One of the finest and most troubling films to come out of Universal-International, The Sleeping City tried to emulate some of the cinéma vérité elements of The Naked City (which had been produced at Universal's facilities). The producers got the permission of the city of New York to shoot at Bellevue Hospital, and, in exchange, opened the movie with a disclaimer spoken by star Richard Conte, stepping out of character to point out that nothing like the story in this movie ever happened at Bellevue and offering tribute to the actual hospital and its staff. That's the last reassuring… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Just barely recommendable, mostly because of Sherman's direction and the smart, well-plotted script by Jo Eisinger."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"A tight film noir about corruption in Bellevue."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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