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Watching "Key Largo" On TCM

Yesterday was quite an afternoon of watching movies, starring the great Humphrey Bogart on TCM.

I watched all of the great 1948 film, “Key Largo” the last of four “Bogie” starred in with future and eventual wife, Lauren Bacall. 110 more words

The Black Pools of Noir in MURDER, MY SWEET 1944

It’s dark. Too dark to see without assistance from a handy flashlight to confirm the time on his watch. Private dick Philip Marlowe is scouting out the meeting place in a densely wooded area, just off the road. 1,532 more words

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Film Review - Key Largo

Key Largo

1948

Director: John Houston

“You don’t like it, do you Rocco, the storm? Show it your gun, why don’t you? If it doesn’t stop, shoot it..” 1,228 more words

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BORN TO KILL (1947) - You can't always get what you want

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

There are a lot of people in Born to Kill who want only precisely what they can’t have.

Let’s start with the biggest one first. 605 more words

Murder, My Sweet (1944)

A private eye is hired by an ex-convict to find his old girlfriend but gets sidetracked when a client who hires him as a bodyguard is murdered for a precious jade necklace. 159 more words

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Watching TCM

I like watching the western genre whether it is television shows or movies.

Tonight an epic western, “Stagecoach” directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Claire Trevor among others airs on TCM. 43 more words

4 "Good Girls" of Film Noir

I do not particularly care for the term “Good Girl,” because it feels rather condescending toward the guardian angels of film-noir. In fact, on closer research, I’m not even sure if it’s a widely accepted term. 353 more words

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