While the City Sleeps (1956)
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While the City Sleeps (1956)

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Ask mother says the message scrawled in lipstick at a murder scene by an unknown serial killer who preys on women. It's a sensational story - if it bleeds, it leads - and a news conglomerate offers a big promotion to the high-level company exec who solves… View More
Genres Crime, Drama
Director Fritz Lang
Starring Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff View More
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Movie Summary

Ask mother says the message scrawled in lipstick at a murder scene by an unknown serial killer who preys on women. It's a sensational story - if it bleeds, it leads - and a news conglomerate offers a big promotion to the high-level company exec who solves the case. So begins the wheeling, dealing and backstabbing of the competing media hotshots as they vie to unmask the so-called Lipstick Killer.
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Movie Details

Genres Crime, Drama
Director Fritz Lang
Starring Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Sally Forrest, Ida Lupino, Ralph Peters
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1956
VUDU Release Date 04/01/2012
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 99 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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