While the City Sleeps

Suspense as startling as a strangled scream!

While the City Sleeps (1956)


Newspaper men compete against each other to find a serial killer dubbed "The Lipstick Killer"

Director: Fritz Lang

While the City Sleeps Vodly
Vodly Score: 7/10 from 58 votes
Release Date: 1956-04-19
Status: Released
Run time: 100 min / 1:40
Production Company : Bert E. Friedlob Productions
Production Country: United States of America


Dana Andrews
as Edward Mobley
Rhonda Fleming
as Dorothy Kyne
George Sanders
as Mark Loving, KNS Chief
Howard Duff
as Lt. Burt Kaufman
Thomas Mitchell
as John Day Griffith (Sentinel managing editor)
Vincent Price
as Walter Kyne
Sally Forrest
as Nancy Liggett
John Drew Barrymore
as Robert Manners
James Craig
as 'Honest' Harry Kritzer
Ida Lupino
as Mildred Donner
Robert Warwick
as Amos Kyne
Mae Marsh
as Mrs. Manners
Ralph Peters
as Gerald Meade (Sentinel crime reporter)
Sandy White
as Judith Felton
Larry J. Blake
as Tim, Police Desk Sergeant
Celia Lovsky
as Miss Dodd (Kyne's nurse)
Ed Hinton
as Mike O'Leary, Plainclothes Man
Pitt Herbert
as Carlo, Bartender at the Dell
Vladimir Sokoloff
as George 'Pop' Pilski


Directing Fritz Lang Director
Sound Jack Solomon Sound Engineer
Art Carroll Clark Art Direction
Writing Casey Robinson Writer
Sound Verna Fields Sound Editor
Camera Ernest Laszlo Director of Photography
Editing Gene Fowler Jr. Editor
Sound Herschel Burke Gilbert Original Music Composer
Production Bert E. Friedlob Producer
Writing Charles Einstein Novel
Costume & Make-Up Gustaf Norin Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Gustaf Norin Makeup Supervisor
Sound Buddy Myers Sound Recordist
Art Jack Mills Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Cherie Banks Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Norma Koch Costume Design
Production George Yohalem Production Supervisor
Directing Joe Franklin Continuity

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