99 River Street (1953) Phil Karlson

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99 River Street (aka Crosstown) (1953) Phil Karlson
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Edward Small Productions/United Artists
Amazon streaming

You could certainly be excused for watching the first 10 minutes of 99 River Street dismissing it as just another “coulda been a contender” flick about a down-and-out fighter trying to cope with life outside the ring, but if you stop there, you’ll miss one of the most neglected film noir firecrackers of all time.

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