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20th January 1950: Gun Crazy was released in US cinemas.

On this day in 1950 the King Brothers Production ‘Gun Crazy’ came out in US cinemas. The narrative of the film, which was inspired by a short story in a newspaper, was reminiscent of the historical duo Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who went on an infamous crime spree during the 20’s and 30s. 1,408 more words

Vintage

Peggy Cummins, Seductive Star of a Cult Film, Dies at 92

Peggy Cummins, an actress best remembered for her turn as a femme fatale with a hair trigger in the influential low-budget film noir “Gun Crazy, 79 more words

Movies

Rest In Peace, Peggy Cummins (1925 - 2017)

It pains me so much that my first post of 2018 is such a heartbreaking one for me to write. Peggy had such an incredible life and filmography, but I’ll never forget her as Annie Laurie Starr in one of the most iconic noir films of all time, Gun Crazy (1950). 141 more words

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Gun Crazy

The Noir Odyssey

Writer: Dalton Trumbo (uncredited at the time), Millard Kaufman, MacKinlay Kantor

Based on the “Gun Crazy” story by MacKinlay Kantor

Director: Joseph H. 1,100 more words

Film Noir

GUN CRAZY (1950) - Annie Laurie Starr, get your gun

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

I enjoy hearing stories about how people met their spouses. It gives me a little insight into both the couple and the person who’s telling the story. 450 more words