“New York City. An architectural jungle where fabulous wealth…
and the deepest squalor live side by side.
New York, the busiest, the loneliest, the kindest and the cruelest of cities.”
– Voice-over after opening credits Side Street (1950)
Side Street (1950)
Director – Anthony Mann
DP – Joseph Ruttenberg
Story & Screenplay – Sydney Boehm
A tight and savvy noir exploring the claustrophobic canyons of New York ending with an ironically appropriate ‘crash’ on Wall Street.