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Night and the City (1950) Poster

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In one of Harry's trips the London at night, a theatre advertises the play, 'The Third Visitor'. This play would be made into a film in 1951.
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Jules Dassin has stated that he did not read the novel "Night and the City" until after the film was completed.
Director Jules Dassin made the film while in the process of being blacklisted. Daryll Zanuck told him it may be the last filmed he'd ever direct, so he should shoot the most expensive scenes first so the studio wouldn't be able to blacklist him until it was completed.
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There are 2 versions of the film: the British release and the International/American release. There are a few scenes added to the British version and the scores of the 2 films are entirely different
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Director Jules Dassin claims people have accused him of lifting elements from John Huston's "The Asphalt Jungle" even though Dassin only saw Huston's film long after "Night and the City" was made
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Finnish censorship visa # 32043 delivered on 19-9-1950 (banned). New decision on 9-4-1965 (K-16).
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