Tag Archives: noiralley

Noir Saturday: Bodyguard

Mike Carter (Tierney) is forced to resign from the Los Angeles Police Department after breaking some rules and he ends up becoming a bodyguard to wealthy Eugenia Dyson (Elisabeth Risdon). Before long, Carter has been accused of murder and is … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays, Social Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noir Saturday: The Sign of the Ram

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Sign of the Ram. The personality of Leah St. Aubyn (Susan Peters), a wealthy English poet who uses a wheelchair, has become increasingly volatile and domineering. Despite her marriage to Mallory (Alexander Knox), Leah begins flirting … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment