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Pickup on South Street (1953) starring Richard Widmark, Jean Peters

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In Pickup on South Street, a pickpocket unwitting intercepts microfilm on its way to Communist agents. And they want it back at all costs …

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Rita Hayworth as Gilda, directed by Charles Vidor

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Gilda (1946), starring Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready

Synopsis of Gilda

In Gilda, a beguiling femme fatale (Rita Hayworth) gets even with her bitter ex-boyfriend (Glenn Ford) by marrying his boss, a mysterious Buenos Aires casino owner. One of the great film noirs of the Forties.

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Double Indemnity, starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, directed by Billy Wilder, written by Raymond Chandler

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In Double Indemnity, insurance investigator Fred MacMurray is enticed into murdering Barbara Stanwyck’s husband. But his partner and mentor Edward G. Robinson isn’t convinced that the death was an accident …

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Jimmy Stewart in Call Northside 777, a classic film noire murder myster

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Call Northside 777 (1948) starring Jimmy Stewart, Richard Conte

In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek (Richard Conte) sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank’s mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O’Neal (Jimmy Stewart) to look into the case. When he begins to investigate he meets increased resistance from authorities unwilling to be proved wrong.

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

Kansas City Confidential

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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

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

Stranger on the Third Floor

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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 …

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

Clash By Night

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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 …

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Marked Woman (1937) starring Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

Marked Woman

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Marked Woman (1937) starring Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

Synopsis

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

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

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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.

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

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

Synopsis of Mystery Street

In Mystery Street, a Harvard professor helps a small town policeman when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.

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