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99 Ratings

Cry of the City

Directed by Robert Siodmak
United States, 1948
Crime, Drama, Romance


Petty crook and cop-killer Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles’ allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment.

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Cry of the City Directed by Robert Siodmak

Awards & Festivals

Writers Guild of America

1949 | Nominee: The Robert Meltzer Award (Screenplay Dealing Most Ably with Problems of the American Scene) (Screen)

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