Tag: Gerald Kersh

Episode 19: Night and the City

Night and the CityThis week, we watch Jules Dassin’s London-based masterpiece, Night and the City!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it’s excellent, and we spoil the ending. This film is currently available on DVD, and there is also currently a copy on YouTube with Greek subtitles.

Join us on March 7th for our episode on Gun Crazy!

Night and the City (1950)
Night and the City poster Rating: 8.0/10 (10,550 votes)
Director: Jules Dassin
Writer: Jo Eisinger (screenplay), Gerald Kersh (novel)
Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery, Sport, Thriller
Released: 27 Nov 1950
Plot: A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.