Panic in the Streets1950
Panic in the Streets (1950)
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as Lt. Cmd. Clinton 'Clint' Reed M.D.
as Capt. Tom Warren
as Nancy Reed
as Raymond Fitch
as John Mefaris
as Vince Poldi
as Tommy Reed
as Dr. Paul Gafney
as Sgt. Phelps
as Dr. Mackey
as Commissioner Dan Quinn
as Angie Fitch
as Rita Mefaris
as Capt. Beauclyde
as Hotel Proprietor
as Coast Guard Lieutenant
as Lascar Boy
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Critic Reviews for Panic in the Streets
It has not only a particularly good story, but a sharpness and flexibility of observation in the writing and handling that occasionally makes it more than a melodrama about a city under the threat of plague.
There is vivid action, nice human touches and some bizarre moments. Jack Palance gives a sharp performance.
A classy thriller, much less laden with significance than most Kazan movies.
Performances by Richard Widmark and Jack Palance and the New Orleans settings distinguish this not-quite-noir.
Audience Reviews for Panic in the Streets
Not panic enough to entertain.
With such a great cast this could have been an great classic, but the movie has it's boring slow scenes, other than that I liked it. The story is exciting and the actors do their best.
a medical thriller where widmark gets to play the hero for a change. he's a public health doctor racing the clock to prevent an outbreak of plague in new orleans. jack palance is a very effective villain in his film debut. good suspense
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