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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

The very first English language film I remember watching was a war film (a farcical comedy called Our Miss Fred, which I’ve never managed to get hold of since). 2,023 more words

Dusted Off

Day Three of Noirvember: From Page to Screen

They Live By Night (1948), directed by Nicholas Ray, tells the story of two noir-crossed lovers (if you will) – Bowie and Keechie, played by Farley Granger and Cathy O’Donnell. 442 more words

Noir Films

They Live by Night (1949)


One of three films Nicholas Ray directed in 1949, They Live by Night has endured far longer than the other two, and with good reason. 117 more words

Film Reviews

The Man From Laramie (1955)

James Stewart plays an army captain on the trail of gun runners who sold rifles to the Apache resulting in the death of his brother. 125 more words


Detective Story (1951, William Wyler)

Detective Story, the film, is William Wyler’s “production” of Sidney Kingsley’s play of the same title. Philip Yordan and Robert Wyler adapted the play. Wyler directed and produced the film. 809 more words


Film Noir: Side Street (1950)

Film Noir: Side Street (1950)

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Story and Screenplay by: Sydney Boehm

Actors: Farley Granger, Cathy O’Donnel, Ed Max, Jean Hagen

As in classic film noir style the narrator will lead you through this story. 167 more words

American Film Noir 1950's