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Sudden Fear

Sudden Fear, starring Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame
Sudden Fear, starring Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance) with a troubling secret. She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans...
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His Kind of Woman

His Kind of Woman, starring Robert Mitchum, Vincent Price, Jane Russell, Raymond Burr
His Kind of Woman, starring Robert Mitchum, Vincent Price,  Jane Russell, Raymond Burr Synopsis of  His Kind of Woman Robert Mitchum, Jane Russel, Vincent Price and Raymond Burr star in a film noir about a mobster in need of an new identity, the man so desperate for cash...
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Shock

Shock, starring Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Anabel Shaw, Frank Latimer
Shock, starring Vincent Price, Lynn Bari,  Anabel Shaw,  Frank Latimer Product Description Film noir, a classic film style of the ’40s and ’50s, is noted for its dark themes, stark camera angles and high-contrast lighting. Comprising many of Hollywood’s finest films, film noir tells realistic stories about crime,...
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Long Night [Henry Fonda, Vincent Price]

The Long Night (1954) starring Henry Fonda, Barbara Bel Geddes, Vincent Price, Ann Dvorak
The Long Night (1947) starring Henry Fonda, Barbara Bel Geddes, Vincent Price,  Ann Dvorak Editorial review of  Long Night courtesy of Amazon.com An exciting rediscovery from the studio vaults, The Long Night is an emotionally gripping, visually dynamic film noir, in which Henry Fonda, at the peak of...
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House of Strangers [Edward G. Robinson]

House of Strangers (1949) starring Edward G. Robinson, Richard Comte, Susan Hayward
House of Strangers (1949) starring Edward G. Robinson, Richard Comte, Susan Hayward House of Strangers is supposedly a film noir, but it doesn’t feel like one. Instead, it’s the story of an immigrant family, with a controlling, hard father who runs the family with an iron fist, and...
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Black Widow

Synopsis In Black Widow, an aspiring young writer is found dead in his apartment.  The Broadway producer mentoring him is accused of the crime.
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Road House

Road House - her charms paved the way to murderous jealousy! starring Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark
Editorial review of Road House (1948) courtesy of Amazon.com Road House has acquired a cult as a prime film noir. Certainly the title location is archetypal, a lounge and bowling alley up toward the Canadian border, and Ida Lupino and Richard Widmark make the most of flavorful roles...
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Moontide [Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell]

Bobo (Jean Gabin) and Anna (Ida Lupino) in Moontide
Moontide (1942) starring Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, 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 Gabin).  Bobo...
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In a Lonely Place

In a Lonely Place, starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame
A lesser-known, but classic Humphrey Bogart movie, possibly his best performance in the film noir genre – Bogart plays screenwriter Dixon Steele, accused of a murder that he may, or may not, have committed.   It is a riveting character study that must be seen to be appreciated.
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The Maltese Falcon

Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sidney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre
DVD review of John Huston’s production of The Maltese Falcon — starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sidney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre
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