Dark City is a 1950 film noir directed by William Dieterle and produced by Hal B. Wallis. The film features Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Dean Jagger, Jack Webb and Harry Morgan. Webb and Morgan both went on to co-star in the popular police drama television series Dragnet. Heston made his professional big-screen debut in the movie, having starred in two amateur college films a decade before. A group of hustlers take a man for $5000 in a poker game. When the man ends up killing himself, the heat is put on the gamblers in the game. The dead man's vengeful brother begins picking off the gamblers one by one.