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The Strip

Directed by László Kardos
United States, 1951
Film noir, Crime, Drama


Drummer Stanley Maxton moves to Los Angeles with dreams of opening his own club, but falls in with a gangster and a nightclub dancer and ends up accused of murder.

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The Strip Directed by László Kardos

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1952 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Song

Critics reviews

Worth a look for being unusual but in fact the noir plot is emaciated, the showbiz trappings thin, Rooney’s energy grates, and the final redemptive drum solo is especially hilarious.
March 01, 2014
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