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The Naked Street (1955)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | August 1955 (USA)
A mobster (Quinn) springs a condemmed murderer (Grainger) because he got his sister (Bancroft) pregnant.



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Mrs. Regalzyk (as Else Neft)
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Margie (as Joy Terry)
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Roselle Regalzyk (Anne Bancroft) is the naughty but nice little sister of mobster Phil "Regal" (Anthony Quinn). The unwed Roselle has managed to get herself pregnant by Nick Branda (Farley Granger), another convict who is soon on his way to the electric chair. Phil no sooner has Nick sprung so that he can marry Roselle, then Roselle miscarries, making the shotgun wedding unnecessary. Written by alfiehitchie

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August 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Brass Ring  »

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1.85 : 1
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A scene where Quinn first goes inside a building to visit his mother, that street was filmed on Second Street in Los Angeles, California in what is called "Little Tokyo". See more »


When Joe is talking to Phil about a new story angle on him, in a close-up shot Phil is talking to Joe with a cigarette in his left hand, waving it around. In the next wider shot, Phil has his left hand in his pocket and the cigarette is in his right hand. See more »

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Anthony Quinn Film
6 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Enjoyed this film from the 1950's with Anthony Quinn playing the role as Phil Regal, mobster in a section of New York City. Nicky Bradna, (Farley Granger) was a young guy trying to go straight after getting out of prison and his girl friend is Rosalie Regalzyk, (Anne Bancroft. Rosalie just so happens to be the sister to Phil and so he managed to get Nicky out of jail. There is a horrible event which happens to Nicky and Rosalie Bradna, and Nick goes wild and gets himself deep into the world of crime which takes the entire film in a different direction. Anthony Quinn put his heart and soul into this role as being a mean and cruel and hateful mobster. If you like Anthony Quinn, don't miss this film, you will greatly enjoy viewing it.

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