Requesting Restful API - nothing Returned?

Using .net c# to request a restful API from interlink for a login reply and nothing returns (response is content size -1),
anybody any ideas on how to solve it please?

API Specification is;

Every API requires a geoSession except the Login which returns the geoSession which should be passed into any further API calls.  This API sets up a session on the GeoPost servers in which all future requests validate against.  
The API requires the username and password base64 encrypting and passed across as an Authorization header in the HTTP request, example: username = DSMITH password = MYPASSWD concatenate the username and password with a colon in between and encrypt to base64 as a single string: DSMITH:MYPASSWD this would result in a string of: RFNNSVRIOk1ZUEFTU1dE which can be applied to the http request as a header of: Authorization: Basic RFNNSVRIOk1ZUEFTU1dE  A returning http response code of 401 means the username or password are incorrect
Supported HTTP Headers

Example Request is shown below:
POST /user/?action=login HTTP/1.1 Host: Content-Type: application/json Accept: application/json
Authorization: Basic RFNNSVRIOk1ZUEFTU1dE GEOClient: account/123456 Content-Length: 0
Example Response is shown below:
HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: 84  {
   "error":null,     "data":{         "geoSession":"1234567890ABCDEFGHIJK"     } }

The code that does not return anything is ;

            WebRequest req = WebRequest.Create(@" HTTP/1.1");
            req.Method = "POST";
            req.ContentType = "application/json";
            req.Headers["Authorization"] = "Basic " + Convert.ToBase64String(Encoding.Default.GetBytes("MyUserName:MyPassword"));
            req.Headers["GEOClient"] = "account/888888";
            req.ContentLength = 0; 

            HttpWebResponse resp = req.GetResponse() as HttpWebResponse;

            string cReply = resp.ToString();

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Dhanapal KCommented:
Please remove "HTTP/1.1" from request URL while creating WebRequest.
The below code is working:
WebRequest req = WebRequest.Create(@"");

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stephenwildeAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much - now all working
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