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Noir Saturday: The Lady From Shanghai

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Lady From Shanghai with the gorgeous Rita Hayworth! A seaman becomes involved in a complex murder plot when he is hired to work on a yacht. He soon finds himself implicated in the murder, despite his … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Underworld USA

Underworld U.S.A. (also known as Underworld USA) is a 1961 American neo-noir crime film produced, written and directed by Samuel Fuller. It tells the story of a fourteen-year-old boy who goes to enormous lengths to get revenge against the mobsters who beat … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Murder By Contract

  Got a good one for tonight, Murder By Contract. Vince Edwards plays Claude, a disaffected man who, in search of money, decides to become a contract killer. After successfully killing targets in a barbershop and a hospital, as well as his … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Underworld Story

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Underworld Story.  Tabloid journalist Mike Reese (Dan Duryea) is fired from his job when a story he runs is blamed for a gangland assassination on the steps of City Hall. With his credibility on the wane … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: A Kiss Before Dying

Here’s tonight’s noir, A Kiss Before Dying.  Amoral Bud Corliss (Robert Wagner) pursues young heiress Dorie Kingship (Joanne Woodward) in the hopes of getting his hands on the fortune amassed by her father (George Macready). But after Dorie succumbs to … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Cornered

Here’s tonight’s noir, Cornered. During World War II, Laurence Gerard (Dick Powell) of the Royal Canadian Air Force was taken captive by the enemy, but now that the fighting is over he has begun a quest for vengeance. Laurence’s wife … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Crimson Kimono

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Crimson Kimono Two Los Angeles detectives, inseparable friends since their time in Korea, are assigned to investigate the murder of a burlesque stripper. Circumstance conspires to test their friendship to the full when they both fall … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Mildred Pierce

Ah, here’s an oldie but goodie for tonight, Mildred Pierce. When Mildred Pierce’s (Joan Crawford) wealthy husband leaves her for another woman, Mildred decides to raise her two daughters on her own. Despite Mildred’s financial successes in the restaurant business, … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Wicked Woman

Here’s tonight’s noir, Wicked Woman. A blonde floozy (Beverly Michaels) drifts into town and gets a job as a waitress at a local bar. She sets her sights on the bar’s handsome owner, who is married to an alcoholic. Her … Continue reading

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Noir Alley: Nothing Tonight

No noir tonight so here’s a pic of the debonair Eddie.  Here’s waiting for next week.  Have a good night.   F. M. Laster “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra

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