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Film Noir Friday: They Live By Night (1948)

Nicholas Ray makes his directorial debut with the wonderful They Live By Night, a 1948 film noir based on Edward Anderson’s novel Thieves Like Us… 688 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Sebastian Cabot, actor (1918-1977)

Laverne Andrews, singer (1911-1967)
Billy Mauch, actor (1921-2006)
Bobby Mauch, actor (1921-2007)
Nancy Davis Reagan, actress & First Lady of the United States (1921- ) 33 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Terror in the Haunted House (1958)

Sheila Wayne (Cathy O’Donnell) was born in the United States but has lived in Switzerland for most of her life. She’s recently married an American man named Philip Justin (Gerald Mohr), and the two are soon returning to the United States to start their lives together. 574 more words

"New To Me" Reviews

Eight O'Clock Walk (Lance Comfort, 1954)

Richard Attenborough plays a man falsely accused of a child’s murder in this 1950s courtroom drama, recently shown on TV in the UK, and also available here on DVD from Network.  689 more words

British Films

Day 16 of Noirvember: Trivia from the Shadows

Today’s celebration of Noirvember offers up a mélange of trivia about some of our favorite noir performers. So sit back, grab a handful of popcorn, and enjoy! 589 more words

Film Noir

Notes on They Live by Night


some bits on They Live by Night (and Gun Crazy), cobbled together from my writing in different back issues of The Dark Pages…   693 more words


Harold Russell: Hero and Screen Legend

As much as I could say about The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and all of the wonderful performances in it, I want to zone in mainly on one of the cast members: Harold Russell, a man who should be more well-known than he is today. 1,170 more words

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