New Orleans Uncensored

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New Orleans Uncensored
New Orleans Uncensored film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byWilliam Castle
Produced bySam Katzman
Written byOrville H. Hampton
Lewis Meltzer
StarringArthur Franz
Beverly Garland
Music byMischa Bakaleinikoff (uncredited)
CinematographyHenry Freulich
Edited byAl Clark
Gene Havlick
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • March 1955 (1955-03)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

New Orleans Uncensored is a 1955 American crime film directed by William Castle starring Arthur Franz and Beverly Garland.[1]

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The docks of New Orleans, Louisiana are controlled by Zero Saxon, a notorious racketeer. When former naval officer Dan Corbett arrives in town, wanting to open a shipping business of his own, he accepts a job working for Saxon to make some money, unaware of how corrupt Saxon's operation is.

Alma Mae, girlfriend of longshoremen's union representative Jack Petty, are impressed by Dan when he flattens a drunk who has been annoying her. They help arrange Dan a job through Saxon's dock manager, Joe Reilly, whose wife Marie then invites Dan to dinner and introduces him to her brother, Scrappy Durant, a former prizefighter.

Joe is killed by Saxon's thugs to keep him from informing on the illegal activities at the docks. Marie admits she's been expecting this to happen. Dan goes undercover, trying to help the New Orleans police investigate. Due to a misunderstanding, Scrappy attacks him in a boxing ring and Dan accidentally kills him with a punch. Dan is then beaten by Saxon's men, but with Alma's and Marie's help, he is able to assist the police in placing Saxon under arrest.

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