Category Archives: Noir Saturdays

Noir Saturday: Border Incident

Here’s this week’s offering with Howard da Silva; Border Incident. In this topical film noir, a gang smuggles illegal Mexican farmworkers across the California border and kills the immigrants before they can return home. When federal agents Pablo Rodriguez (Ricardo … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Lady in the Lake

Ah more classic noir, this time the best private dick around, Marlowe.  This week’s offering is Lady in the Lake. Private eye Phillip Marlowe (Robert Montgomery) wants to get out of the detective racket and into crime writing. But when … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: High Sierra

Ida and Humphrey, what a lineup! Here’s tonight’s lineup. Aging mobster Big Mac (Donald MacBride) is looking to pull off one more heist before he retires. With his sights set on robbing a California casino, Big Mac breaks one of … Continue reading

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Noir Alley: They’re BackkkkK!!!!

I miss you, my old friend. Tonight we will start off the season with a classic who done it, D.O.A. the 1950 version. Frank Bigelow (Edmond O’Brien) is about to die, and he knows it. The accountant has been poisoned … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Sunset Boulevard

“We didn’t need dialogue. We had faces!”-Norma Desmond   This is ONE of my favorite film noirs EVER! An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Threat

Hello Fellow Noir Fans.  This week’s selection is The Threat.Kluger (Charles McGraw), a cold-blooded killer, breaks out of jail and systemically abducts the people he holds responsible for his arrest – the nightclub singer (Virginia Grey) he thinks betrayed him, … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Red Light

Since Noir Alley in hiatus until March, I thought I would at least keep the tradition going even if there is no showing. This I have for offering, Red Light. I really don’t want to give out too much info … Continue reading

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