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Cineastic's rating of the film He Walked by Night

This is a masterful and incredibly underrated B-noir and it ought to be essential viewing since it basically invented the American police procedural. The cinematography by John Alton is so captivating and some of the best I've seen in a Hollywood film. Maybe I'm just a sucker for the semidocumentary noir, but I still think this film is tragically underrated.