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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

Films To Check Out

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Bill Shirley, actor (1921-1989)
See Bill Shirley in My Fair Lady (1964) on July 7th at 5:00PM (ET)

Laverne Andrews, singer (1911-1967)
Billy Mauch, actor (1921-2006) 25 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Side Street (Dec. 14, 1949)

Side Street (1949)
Directed by Anthony Mann

Farley Granger and Cathy O’Donnell memorably played young lovers on the run in director Nicholas Ray’s debut film, … 740 more words

Film Noir

The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

Here is an independent production from Eagle Lion Films that is a low budget gem worth seeking out. Lynn Bari is a grieving widow whose sister Cathy O’Donnell is urging her to move on and re-marry handsome lawyer Richard Carlson. 357 more words

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