Category Archives: Social Saturdays

Noir Saturday: Nightmare Alley

Here’s tonight’s offering¬†Nightmare Alley.¬† Roustabout Stanton Carlisle (Tyrone Power) joins a traveling carny and unsuccessfully schemes to figure out the mind-reading act of Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell) and her alcoholic husband, Pete (Ian Keith). But when Pete dies, Zeena is … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: M (1951 Remake)

Here’s today’ offering a remake of a classic, M. M is a 1951 American film noir and a remake, directed by Joseph Losey, of Fritz Lang’s 1931 German film of the same name. This version shifts the action from Berlin … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Woman on the Run

Inspector Martin Ferris: Don’t you eat anything but dog food? Eleanor Johnson: He’s not particular, and I’m lazy, so we eat out. Ah, and here’s today’s offering, Woman on the Run. After witnessing a murder, Frank Johnson goes on the … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Nobody Lives Forever

Nick Blake: People like me don’t change. Ah, here’s today’s offering, Nobody Lives Forever. Nick Blake (John Garfield) is a former con man who has just returned to the United States after fighting in World War II. While he wants … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: 99 River Street

Ernie Driscoll: There are worse things than murder. You can kill someone an inch at a time. Here’s today’s offering, 99 River Street. Cab driver and ex-boxer Ernie (John Payne) discovers his wife Pauline (Peggie Castle) has been cheating on … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Where Danger Lives

Hello Fellow Noirs; While Eddie and company are on hiatus, let’s look at this week’s selection, Where Danger Lives. A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, becomes involved in the death of her husband, and has … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: His Kind of Woman

Have I told you guys how much I like noir? No? Well, I do. This year, I’m doing something a little bit different for Saturdays; it’s now Noir Saturdays. I will give a brief plot about a film showing today … Continue reading

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