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Lee Van Cleef and Neville Brand brandish their weapons.
Lee Van Cleef and Neville Brand brandish their weapons.

Thumbnail for Kansas City Confidential (1952) Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Basics Critics:50Viewers:71Rusty:78
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: Film noir, Crime Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Heist film, Suspense, Caper story, Crime Thriller, DramaRuntime: 98 - 99 minutesLanguage: English, American EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Phil KarlsonScreenwriter: Harry Essex, George Bruce, Phil Karlson, John Payne, Rowland BrownMusic: Paul SawtellCinematography: George E. DiskantStars: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Neville Brand, Preston Foster, Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Carleton Young, Dona Drake, Mario Siletti, Howard Negley Producer: Edward SmallStudio: United ArtistsAward details: (details at IMDb)

Kansas City Confidential is a 1952 film noir crime film directed by Phil Karlson and starring John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef and Jack Elam. The film was released in the United Kingdom as The Secret Four . Karlson and Payne teamed up a year later for 99 River Street, another noir, followed by a 1955 color film noir, Hell's Island. This film is now in the public domain.

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