Mar 18, 2010. This is a great film noir for our time, as it perfectly reflects the dangers and fears of COVID-19. The Killer That Stalked New York (Earl McEvoy, 1950) 6/10, By coincidence came across this film with a plot that scarily mirrors what is going on all around the world. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Two secrets, actually. It starts off with a rough-voiced narrator giving us the goods on some dame who smuggled in diamonds from Cuba. One she knows - she is smuggling diamonds for her husband - and one she doesn't - she's also carrying small pox! Meanwhile, the increasingly ill Sheila is concerned only with her faithless husband Matt, who plans to abscond with the diamonds. I can handle the truth. This…. I watched it fight for its life.. That's what this story is all about.. Report this film. in the whole wide world.. And because I love it. In light of the Coronavirus, I was interested in movies that might mirror or reflect the currently global situation. 1946 De Soto Taxicab. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) 720p.BluRay.x264.AAC-[YTS.LT] Watch online Download Subtitles Searcher: 1CD 27/01/2020 23.976: 46x srt: 0.0: 0: 6.4: NathanDrake: The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) Watch online Download Subtitles Searcher: Did not see the smallpox plot coming when I tuned in to this noir. It is recommended to switch to…, Kevin Royal Johnson 3,249 films 252 Edit, A complete list of the films in John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide, an…. Meanwhile, the woman is at large, spreading the deadly disease wherever she goes. Taglines With Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, Dorothy Malone. Film data from TMDb. without any of those people. A woman returns to New York City from Cuba, and she has a secret. Anti-vaxxers will absolutely hate this movie’s message about getting your shots, so it definitely has that going for it. The noir aspect just doesn't have the expected impact. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. Good ol' YouTube to the rescue! A woman (Evelyn Keyes) arrives in New York from Cuba. We then follow police and doctors as they do all they can to help prevent the spread of it and try to find the source of this ancient horror. A woman unwittingly carries smallpox into New York with the diamonds she’s smuggled, thus setting off a frantic search for the source of an outbreak. Of course, she is trying to evade the law, so she…. When a woman (Evelyn Keyes) returns home to New York after a bit of diamond smuggling from Cuba, she brings back something else with her; smallpox. Just click the "Edit page" button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the Synopsis submission guide. The Killer That Stalked New York Evelyn Keyes Charles Korvin William Bishop (1950) New York is looking for a smallpox-carrying diamond smuggler (Evelyn Keyes) who is looking for her partner (Charles Korvin). Treasury agent Johnson loses her but keeps doggedly on the trail; while Public Health doctor Wood searches in vain for the unknown person spreading the deadly disease far and wide. Honestly, I could see a remake of this working if the right filmmakers maintained its pulp roots but updated it for our post-Ebola, post-Bird Flu era. She’s on the lam from the cops, because she’s also a diamond smuggler. It becomes a race against time to get everyone vaccinated and find the person…. A virus epidemic scare film that never really works that also happens to be a film noir that works better. But the smallpox plot is effective and pretty grim. 3,5. In a strange way, about halfway in it also segues into what seems like a public service announcement for vaccinations. Well, it seems she picked up something else, the smallpox. Sheila is determined sure, even if sickly, but she still doesn't have much presence. Her husband (who has dallied with the woman's sister) tries to take the stones for himself. Parents Guide, 24 Film Noir Classics - Imaginary Prisons - the City. I live in it. I cloned this list from here: letterboxd.com/anne_f_/list/1000-noir-films-they-shot-dark-pictures-didnt/ and updated it through August 28 2020. The Killer That Stalked New York was completed just after the general release of Panic in the Streets (1950), a major 20th-Century-Fox production from director Elia Kazan that featured a similar plot; a criminal (Jack Palance) infected with the deadly bubonic plague is running loose in the streets of New Orleans and the police have 48 hours to catch him before an epidemic breaks out. Audience Reviews for The Killer That Stalked New York. 1946 De Soto Taxicab. New York. Movies. Doctor cannot diagnose the spreading disease quickly enough so by the time they discover what they are looking for, Sheila is free - spreading the virus through the city. The theme, story and action was almost eerily relevant of the situation about Corona virus right now. A diamond thief wanders New York hoping to find the husband that double-crossed her, all while spreading the smallpox she doesn't know she has. Sinopsis: Una pareja -Evelyn Keyes y Charles Korvin- que contrabandea diamantes de Cuba a Nueva York, trae también un misterioso cargamento: viruela. So you can immediately see the parallels in this film with the present day. He…, “You got your smallpox outbreak movie in my jewel smuggling film!”, “YOU got your jewel smuggling movie in my outbreak picture!”. Bosley Crowther New York Times September 29, 2007 Unfortunately, the script of Harry Essex, based on a factual magazine piece, has a bad tendency to ramble and to confuse two separate hunts. Released 1950. Pictures provided by: mok. A woman (Evelyn Keyes) arrives in New York from Cuba. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950). ), but the doctor doesn't catch the symptoms of the fatal disease, and lets her go. 1937 Ford Panel. Watch a pandemic related horror film. 1,000 Noir Films: They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn’t They? Título original: The Killer That Stalked New York. When we almost had a city. | The biggest town. Film: The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) Year poster printed: 1950 Country: United States Size: 22 in x 28 in (56 cm x 71 cm) (plus linen border) This is an original half-sheet movie poster from 1950 for The Killer That Stalked New York starring Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, Dorothy Malone, Lola Albright and Ludwig Donath. Show All… Synopsis This is pretty understandable, as the film is based on a real outbreak of smallpox in New York City in 1947, which was successfully contained. BTW, if you're a fan of film noir, check out my list:letterboxd.com/bobhoveyga/list/bobs-film-noir-master-list/. Evelyn Keyes Charles Korvin William Bishop Dorothy Malone Lola Albright Barry Kelley Carl Benton Reid Ludwig Donath Art Smith Whit Bissell Roy Roberts Connie Gilchrist Dan Riss Harry Shannon Jim Backus Jay Barney George Baxter Eumenio Blanco John Bleifer Gail Bonney Chet Brandenburg Peter Brocco Barry Brooks George Bruggeman Walter Burke James Bush Dick Cherney Angela Clarke Oliver Cross Plot Keywords Menu. Starting this in the 1950s and only using films…, Bill Georgaris of TSPDT has finally decided to start updating his film noir page. | We see on the ground level how something like this spreads, and the governmental response required…. It's safe and secure, like the granite it's built on.. How do I know? The Killer That Stalked New York (also known as Frightened City) is a 1950 American film noir directed by Earl McEvoy and starring Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin and William Bishop.The film, shot on location and in a semi-documentary style, is about diamond smugglers who unknowingly start a smallpox outbreak in the New York City of 1947. Enjoyed watching a pandemic movie through the film noir lens. This is one to skip. Recommendations…, Every film listed in the Film Noir Encyclopedia 4th Edition: Classic Period by Alain Silver, Elizabeth Ward, James Ursini and…. Fairly decent noirish item. Extremely relevant today and almost premonitory. But yeah; not bad at all. 1950 Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier. ... Sheila Bennett keert terug vanuit Cuba naar New York City met gesmokkelde diamanten ter waarde van $ 40.000. 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