The Killer That Stalked New York
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The Killer That Stalked New York
Singer Sheila Bennet (Evelyn Keyes) arrives in New York City by train after a trip to Cuba, carrying a small cache of smuggled diamonds -- what she doesn't know is that she's also carrying a deadly smallpox infection. Her philandering husband (Charles Korvin) isn't too worried about her violent headaches and fever, especially as he is carrying on behind her back with Sheila's younger sister (Dorothy Malone). Sheila's condition worsens, however, and she ends up at a local clinic, where she infects a young girl (Beverly Washburn) who crosses her path. The police and public… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Unfortunately, the script of Harry Essex, based on a factual magazine piece, has a bad tendency to ramble and to confuse two separate hunts. And the performances of the principal characters, while adequate, have little punch."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"There's not much in the way of thrills or surprises in this minor film noir."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A second-tier film noir of the 1950s"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"... it plays as a kind of low-budget retake on Panic in the Streets and Earl McEvoy spends more time with the officials than with the crooks, who are far more interesting."
‑ Sean Axmaker,
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