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Mugshot: Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake was one of the most recognized and iconic actresses of the 1940s. The petite blond was known for her long blond hair that she usually wore in a distinctive peak a boo style. 834 more words

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The third man

Title: The third man

Film director: Carol Reed

Cinematographer: Robert Krasker

Year of release: 1949

Genre: Film-noir, Mystery, Thriller


Hard-Boiled Roots: Books of Film Noir

While German Expressionism influenced the look of film noir, the hard-boiled crime novels of the 30’s and 40’s influenced the words.

Hard-boiled detective/crime novels originally started as short stories in pulp fiction magazines (named for the cheap word pulp paper they were printed on). 532 more words



Released July 23, 1945: JEALOUSY, starring Jane Randolph, John Loder, Karen Morley, and Nils Asther.  Directed by Gustav Machaty (Ecstacy, Nocturne, Within the Law… 458 more words

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Too Late for Tears -- Part Six

It is once again Saturday and time for the Saturday Matinee!

Today we have Part Six of Too Late for Tears! Which I nearly mistyped as… 34 more words



X MARKS THE SPOT (1931) B&W. 67 Minutes. Oldies.com $7.98

Inspired by plays and films like THE FRONT PAGE (U.A.1931), X MARKS THE SPOT… 954 more words

Film Noir Releases in August 2016

Things look a bit slim for noir fans in August, even for those of you who own region-free players. But hopefully you’ll find something here of interest. 495 more words