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.
Kansas City Confidential
Directed by Phil Karlson
Produced by Edward Small
Screenplay by George Bruce, Harry Essex
Story by Rowland Brown, Harold Greene
Starring John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef
Music by Paul Sawtell
Cinematography George E. Diskant
Edited by Buddy Small
Production company Associated Players and Producers
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates November 28, 1952
Running time 99 minutes
Country United States