Kansas City Confidential (1952) starring John Payne, Preston Foster, Coleen Gray

Kansas City Confidential

Kansas City Confidential (1952) starring John Payne, Preston Foster, Coleen Gray

Treachery and betrayal abound when an ex-con is accused of an armored-car robbery in this suspenseful film noir crime drama – Kansas City Confidential

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) starring Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Elisha Cook Jr.

Stranger on the Third Floor

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) starring Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Elisha Cook Jr.

In The Stranger on the Third Floor, an aspiring journalist testifies that he saw a young man at the scene of a brutal killing. The man is sentenced to death. The journalist worries that he’s responsible for the death of an innocent man. He begins his own investigation with his girlfriend. But they soon find themselves threatened by a mysterious stranger …

Clash By Night (1952) starring Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe

Clash By Night [film noir]

Clash By Night (1952) starring Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe

In Clash By Night, a woman is torn between her husband and his friend. Despite thinking about leaving her husband, his temper causes second thoughts …

Marked Woman (1937) starring Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

Marked Woman

Marked Woman (1937) starring Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

Synopsis

Young assistant District Attorney uses a prostitute to indict gang of racketeers, its czar and his underlings. But when he suspects her, she becomes a Marked Woman.

The Dark Corner, starring Lucille BallThe Dark Corner (1946) starring Lucille Ball, William Bendix, Clifton Webb, Mark Stevens

The Dark Corner

The Dark Corner (1946) starring Lucille Ball, William Bendix, Clifton Webb, Mark Stevens

Synopsis of The Dark Corner

Some men are drawn to women – some men are drawn to murder. In this captivating story of strange obsession Kathleen Conley (Lucille Ball) and her boss Brad Galt (Mark Stevens)are caught up in something shockingly different…and terrifyingly dangerous. Galt has a secret so terrible; he might have to kill to keep it. In the midst of their budding romance Kathleen and Galt are being tailed by a heavy-set man in a white suit (William Bendix) and though she doesn’t know why or how strong the threat is Galt does and he is prepared to go to extreme lengths to protect himself.

Ricardo Montalban, Bruce Bennett, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester

Mystery Street

Mystery Street (1950) starring Ricardo Montalban, Bruce Bennett, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester

Synopsis of Mystery Street



A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.

Crossfire (1947) starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchell, Robert Ryan, Sam Levene

Crossfire

Crossfire (1947) starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchell, Robert Ryan, Sam Levene

Synopsis of Crossfire



Robert Young, Robert Mitchum and Robert Ryan star in this noir classic, the first Hollywood film to confront anti-Semitism. When a police detective and an army sergeant investigate the murder of a Jewish man, their search leads to a soldier whose strong feelings of anti-Semitism became violent during a night of drinking.

Framed (1947) starring Glenn Ford, Janis Carter, Barry Sullivan

Framed

Framed (1947) starring Glenn Ford, Janis Carter, Barry Sullivan

Synopsis of Framed

Glenn Ford is down and his luck, but stumbles into 10% of a silver mine after a driving accident in a small town.  He meets a lovely waitress and becomes her patsy in a scheme to defraud the local bank.  She murders her accomplice and blames him.  He’s is Framed for the murder.

The Woman in the Window, starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon, Dan Duryea

The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the Window, starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon, Dan Duryea

Synopsis of The Woman in the Window

When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.