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City That Never Sleeps ()


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Johnny Kelly, who plans on resigning from the police force and leaving his wife the next day, has a very eventful last night on duty.

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Johnny Kelly
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Sally 'Angel Face' Connors
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Hayes Stewart
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Penrod Biddel
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Sgt. Joe, the 'Voice of Chicago'
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Lydia Biddel
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Kathy Kelly
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Sgt. John 'Pop' Kelly Sr.
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Gregg Warren
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Stubby Kelly
James Andelin ...
Lt. Parker
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Detective (as Thomas Poston)
Bunny Kacher ...
Agnes DuBois
Philip L. Boddy ...
Maitre d'Hotel
Thomas Jones ...
Fancy Dan
Leonard Diebold ...
Cab Driver
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Mechanical Man Attraction Hawker (uncredited) (voice)
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Woman (uncredited)
Gil Herman ...
Patrolman (uncredited)
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Patrolman (uncredited)
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Bellboy (uncredited)
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Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Kurt Kupfer ...
Night Watchman (uncredited)
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Policeman (uncredited)
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Priest (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Doctor (uncredited)

Directed by

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John H. Auer

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Steve Fisher ... (written by)

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John H. Auer ... associate producer

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R. Dale Butts

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John L. Russell ... director of photography (as John L. Russell Jr.)

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Fred Allen

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James W. Sullivan ... (as James Sullivan)

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John McCarthy Jr.
Charles S. Thompson ... (as Charles Thompson)

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Peggy Gray ... hair stylist
Bob Mark ... makeup supervisor

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Kenneth Holmes ... unit manager

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Herbert E. Mendelson ... assistant director (as Herb Mendelson)

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Dick Tyler Sr. ... sound (as Dick Tyler)
Howard Wilson ... sound

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Howard Lydecker ... special effects
Theodore Lydecker ... special effects

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Nels Mathias ... key grip (uncredited)

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Adele Palmer ... costume supervisor

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Ned Freeman ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Frank Perkins ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Stanley Wilson ... composer: additional music (uncredited) / orchestrator (uncredited)
Victor Young ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

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Wilbur F. Parker ... technical advisor (as Sergeant Wilbur F. Parker Chicago Police Department)
Herbert J. Yates ... presenter
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Plot Summary

Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress... Written by Rod Crawford

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Taglines ...from the Honky Tonks to the penthouses...the creeps, the hoods, the killers come out to war with the city! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Traqué dans Chicago (France)
  • La ciudad que nunca duerme (Spain)
  • Nattens hökar (Finland, Swedish title)
  • Yön haukat (Finland)
  • A Cidade que não Dorme (Brazil)
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  • 90 min
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Trivia The building in which the robbery takes place was filmed in the Marquette Building in downtown Chicago. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Hollywood Ending (2002). See more »
Crazy Credits This motion picture is respectfully dedicated to the police and police departments of America - a brave army of men and women who form our first line of defense in preserving our sacred principles of personal liberty and justice. We gratefully acknowledge the valuable assistance given by the City of Chicago and its police and Police Department, whose cooperation made this picture possible. See more »
Quotes Sally 'Angel Face' Connors: When I first came to this town I was gonna be - oh, there were a lot of things I was gonna do. Become famous. But Chicago's the big melting pot, and I got melted, but good.
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