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Hangmen Also Die

Hangmen Also Die, by Fritz Lang, starring Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart, Anna Lee
Hangmen Also Die! (1943), by Fritz Lang, starring Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart, Anna Lee Synopsis of Hangmen Also Die Hangmen Also Die is set in occupied Czechoslovakia.  It revolves around the successful plot by the Czech resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Hangman Reinhard Heydrich.  And the...
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M – Peter Lorre, Fritz Lang

M - directed by Fritz Lang, starring Peter Lorre
M (1931) directed by Fritz Lang, starring Peter Lorre   I’ve known for a long time that Fritz Lang was a ground-breaking movie director (Metropolis for example)–but I’ve never truly appreciated that for myself, until I recently saw his black and white movie about a search for a child...
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The Woman in the Window

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

Bobo (Jean Gabin) and Anna (Ida Lupino) in Moontide
Moontide (1942) starring Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell, Thomas Mitchell, directed by Fritz Lang   and Archie Mayo Moontide is a variety of things — a forgotten movie with excellent acting, a character study, a film noir. It’s the story of a French wanderer named Bobo (Jean...
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Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street, starring Edgar G. Robinson, directed by Fritz Lang
Scarlet Street (1945) starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea – classic film noir directed by Fritz Lang
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