|The Captive City|
"'The Captive City' is a tense, absorbing drama...It has a documentary quality that rings with authenticity. Based on facts uncovered by the recent probes of the Senate Crime Investigation Committee, it contains a cleverly interwoven epilog by Sen. Estes Kefauver, who headed the latter group. It is one of the best of the recent pictures inspired by the crime hearings...Every performer is first-rate. Added to these values is the expert direction of Robert Wise, who keeps the film moving at a fast clip aided by effective camera techniques."
Daily Variety, March 26, 1952.