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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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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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