While the City Sleeps

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A serial killer is on the loose in New York City. Dubbed "The Lipstick Killer," he has also strangely become the center of a power struggle between three division chiefs in a media empire. The directive from their inexperienced boss, Walter Kyne (Vincent Price), is simple: Whoever catches the killer gets promoted to executive editor. But newspaper editor John Day Griffith (Thomas Mitchell) has one distinct advantage in the form of crack reporter Edward Mobley (Dana Andrews).

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Cast and crew

Director: Fritz Lang
Screenwriter: Casey Robinson
Cast: Dana Andrews
Ida Lupino
Rhonda Fleming
George Sanders
Howard Duff
Thomas Mitchell
Vincent Price
Sally Forrest
John Barrymore Jr
James Craig
Robert Warwick