About

The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A veteran cop is placed in charge of the case and he sets about, with the help of other beat cops and detectives, finding the girl's killer.

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Directed by

Jules Dassin

Written by

Albert Maltz (Screenplay)
Malvin Wald (Screenplay)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The soul of a city. Her glory stripped! Her passion bared!

Cast

Keywords

murder new york city noir docudrama narration semi-documentary procedural

Photos

Lists

250 Quintessential Noir Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Oscar for Best Film Editing

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Motion Picture Story