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The Naked City

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Original title
The Naked City
Running time
96 min.
United States United States
Albert Maltz, Malvin Wald (Story: Malvin Wald)
Miklós Rózsa, Frank Skinner
William H. Daniels (B&W)
Universal International Pictures (UI)
Film noir. Thriller | Crime. Cop Movies
Synopsis / Plot
In New York, the model Jean Dexter is found dead in the bathtub of her apartment apparently after committing suicide. However, the coroner realizes that she was actually murdered with a simulation of suicide, and the experienced Homicide Lieutenant Detective Dan Muldoon initiates his investigations with Detective Jimmy Halloran and his team, and the prime suspect becomes Jean's friend Frank Niles, who he an alibi but tells many lies in his statement.
1948: 2 Academy Awards: Best Cinematography B&W, Editing. 3 Nominations7
1948: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film
1948: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
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