Songs of A Street Hustler

TITLE: NIGHT AND THE CITY

DIRECTOR: IRWIN WINKLER

WRITER: RICHARD PRICE

THE BOTTOM LINE: A remake of a 1950 film noir provides Robert De Niro with a star turn around a muddy track.

HE WHEEDLES AND HE WHINES. HE schemes and he scams. He is full of false confidence and authentic desperation. He is Harry Fabian, a small-time New York City lawyer possessed by what he thinks are big-time dreams -- though the rest of us may not quite see them that way. He is played at full throttle by Robert De Niro in Night and the City, a movie that...

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