While the City Sleeps


Dir. Fritz Lang (1956).
It has to be the best title for the meanest newspaper film of 1956—a tabloid search for a serial sex killer. Fritz Lang, who basically invented the genre with the original M, directed with cold-eyed aplomb.

Tue., Feb. 1, 1:30, 5:20 & 9:10 p.m., 2011

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