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New Orleans Uncensored (1955)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | March 1955 (USA)
A Navy veteran purchases a government surplus vessel and becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers.

Director:

William Castle

Writers:

Orville H. Hampton (screenplay), Orville H. Hampton (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arthur Franz ... Dan Corbett
Beverly Garland ... Marie Reilly
Helene Stanton ... Alma Mae
Michael Ansara ... Floyd 'Zero' Saxon
Stacy Harris ... Scrappy Durant
William Henry ... Joe Reilly
Michael Granger Michael Granger ... Jack Petty
Frank Ray Perilli ... Deuce (as Frankie Ray)
Ed Nelson ... Charlie (as Edward Stafford Nelson)
Mike Mazurki ... Big Mike
Al Chittenden Al Chittenden ... Himself
Joseph L. Scheuering Joseph L. Scheuering ... Himself
Victor Schiro Victor Schiro
Howard L. Dey Howard L. Dey ... Himself
Pete Herman Pete Herman ... Himself
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A Navy veteran purchases a government surplus vessel and becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers.

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Taglines:

RIps the Lid Off The Gangster-Goon-Girl Syndicate! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Riot on Pier 6 See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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There is actually a Desire Street in New Orleans and was when the movie was shot. However, in spite of the tagline and the expansive use of locations in the movie, none of them come close to Desire Street and certainly not at its "foot". See more »

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Trouble on the Docks
20 April 2019 | by brucewhainSee all my reviews

Convincing story of docklands pilfering racket with actual pols playing themselves, narrated at start and finish. Lots of shots of New Orleans, not all of them flattering. There is a prolonged climax with fast pace, twists and violence starting when he kills the guy. The protagonist becomes an expert on police work when he takes his findings to the authorities.


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