Kansas City Confidential (1952)

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he’s finally released for lack of evidence–after having been beaten up and tortured by the police–he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops.

(Plot summary written by frankfob2@yahoo.com)


Runtime original: 01:39:00

Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:48

Director: Phil Karlson

Writer: George Bruce (screenplay), Harry Essex (screenplay), Harold Greene (story), Rowland Brown (story), Phil Karlson (uncredited), John Payne (uncredited)

Editor: Buddy Small

90to5 Editor: zmay

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I always wanted to edit a film noire feature. For me it was a good experience to see how editing changed over decades. My aim was not to use any soft transitions but also have an harmonic editing style. I hope you like it 🙂

— zmay



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2 Responses

  1. Such an interesting and visual job! I like it zmay!
    Best wishes from Spain!

  2. Thanks Pablo! Really appreciate that 🙂

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