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Panic in the Streets (1950)

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96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A doctor and a policeman in New Orleans have only 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
Director
Writers
Richard Murphy (screenplay) | Daniel Fuchs (adaptation) | Edna Anhalt (story) | Edward Anhalt (story)
Cinematographer
Joseph MacDonald (as Joe MacDonald)
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Budget
$ 1,400,000
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Release date
Sep 15, 1950 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Richard Widmark
Lt. Cmdr. Clinton 'Clint' Reed M.D. Lt. Cmdr. Clinton 'Clint' Reed M.D.   See fewer
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Paul Douglas
Capt. Tom Warren Capt. Tom Warren   See fewer
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Barbara Bel Geddes
Nancy Reed Nancy Reed   See fewer
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Jack Palance
Blackie (as Walter Jack Palance) Blackie (as Walter Jack Palance)   See fewer
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Zero Mostel
Raymond Fitch Raymond Fitch   See fewer
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Dan Riss
Neff - Newspaper Reporter Neff - Newspaper Reporter   See fewer
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Tommy Cook
Vince Poldi - Younger Brother Vince Poldi - Younger Brother   See fewer
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Wilson Bourg Jr.
Charlie - Sailor (uncredited) Charlie - Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly C. Brown
Dr. Mackey - Board of Health (uncredited) Dr. Mackey - Board of Health (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lewis Charles
Kochak - Murder Victim (uncredited) Kochak - Murder Victim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Cottman
Officer Scott - Police Lab (uncredited) Officer Scott - Police Lab (uncredited)   See fewer
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John David
Fruit Salesman (uncredited) Fruit Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William A. Dean
Cortelyou (uncredited) Cortelyou (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Dorsen
Coast Guard Lieutenant (uncredited) Coast Guard Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ehmig
Kleber - Medical Examiner Technician (uncredited) Kleber - Medical Examiner Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
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H. Waller Fowler Jr.
Mayor Murray (uncredited) Mayor Murray (uncredited)   See fewer
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Darwin Greenfield
Violet (uncredited) Violet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Hostetler
Lt. Paul Gafney M.D. - Public Health Service (uncredited) Lt. Paul Gafney M.D. - Public Health Service (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elia Kazan
Cleaver - Mortuary Assistant (uncredited) Cleaver - Mortuary Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Kennedy
Jordan (uncredited) Jordan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Liswood
Angie Fitch - Raymond's Wife (uncredited) Angie Fitch - Raymond's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Mamet
Anson (uncredited) Anson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiger Joe Marsh
Bosun on Nile Queen (uncredited) Bosun on Nile Queen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Moore Mathews
Mrs. Dubin (uncredited) Mrs. Dubin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emile Meyer
Capt. Beauclyde - Master of Nile Queen (uncredited) Capt. Beauclyde - Master of Nile Queen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexis Minotis
John Mefaris - Restaurant Owner (uncredited) John Mefaris - Restaurant Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex Moad
Wynant (uncredited) Wynant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Müller
Dubin (uncredited) Dubin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lenka Peterson
Jeanette - Charlie's Girlfriend (uncredited) Jeanette - Charlie's Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Waldo Pitkin
Ben (uncredited) Ben (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Rettig
Tommy Reed (uncredited) Tommy Reed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley J. Reyes
Redfield (uncredited) Redfield (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Schilleci
Lee (uncredited) Lee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aline Stevens
Mrs. Rita Mefaris (uncredited) Mrs. Rita Mefaris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Theriot
Al (uncredited) Al (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Thomajan
Poldi - Blackie's Flunky (uncredited) Poldi - Blackie's Flunky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Tong
Lascar Boy on Nile Queen (uncredited) Lascar Boy on Nile Queen (uncredited)   See fewer
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H.T. Tsiang
Cook on Nile Queen (uncredited) Cook on Nile Queen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irvine Vidacovich
Johnston (uncredited) Johnston (uncredited)   See fewer
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Juan Villasana
Hotel Proprietor (uncredited) Hotel Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Walshe
Pat - Newspaper Peddler (uncredited) Pat - Newspaper Peddler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Val Winter
Commissioner Dan Quinn (uncredited) Commissioner Dan Quinn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Zinser
Sgt. Phelps (uncredited) Sgt. Phelps (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 5,848 votes