Panic in the Streets

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Panic in the Streets ★★★ 1950

The Black Death threatens New Orleans in this intense tale. When a body is found on the waterfront, a doctor (Widmark) is called upon for a diagnosis. The carrier proves to be deadly in more ways than one. Fine performances, taut direction (this was one of Kazan's favorite movies). Filmed on location in New Orleans. 96m/B VHS, DVD . Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Barbara Bel Geddes, Paul Douglas, Zero Mostel; D: Elia Kazan; W: Edward Anhalt. Oscars ‘50: Story.