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Noir Saturdays: The People Against O’Hara

Here’s tonight’s offering, The People Against O’Hara.  James Curtayne (Spencer Tracy) was once a brilliant defense attorney, saving scores from prison-time and death row. But that was before a part of him crawled inside a bottle and never crawled out. … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Tattotted Stranger

Here’s tonight’s offering, The Tattotted Stranger. The Tattooed Stranger is a 1950 American crime film noir shot on location in New York City, directed by Edward Montagne, and starring John Miles, Patricia Barry, Walter Kinsella and Frank Tweddell. The picture … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: On Dangerous Ground

Here’s tonight’s noir, On Dangerous Ground. Robert Ryan plays Jim Wilson, a tough police detective embittered by years of dealing with low-life urban scum, in Nicholas Ray’s moving film noir. After severely beating several suspects, Jim is assigned to a … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Nora Prentiss

This is why you should always keep it in your pants. A successful and hardworking doctor, Richard Talbot (Kent Smith) strays from his marriage when he meets Nora Prentiss (Ann Sheridan), a beautiful nightclub performer. While Richard doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Key Largo

Ahh, classic Bogey and Bacal, Key Largo. This classic film noir by John Huston stars Humphrey Bogart as World War II vet Frank McCloud. Visiting Key Largo to pay his respects to the family of his late war buddy, McCloud … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: White Heat

BEST. LINE. EVER!!!! Here is tonight’s offering, White Heat. Gang leader Cody Jarrett (James Cagney) lives for his mother, planning heists between horrible headaches. During a train robbery that goes wrong, Cody shoots an investigator. Realizing Cody will never be … Continue reading

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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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