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Noir Saturdays: Johnny Eager

Taylor & Turner, what a combination for tonight’s noir! After Johnny Eager (Robert Taylor) is released from jail, the unreformed gangster fools his parole officer (Henry O’Neill) into believing his ways are changed. In actuality, Eager wants to return to … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Sweet Smell of Sucess

Ah, jazz and booze, been leading women down the path to descrution for a very long time.  Which happens to be the topic of tonight’s noir, Sweet Smell of Success. How far would YOU go to protect your loved ones? … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Force of Evil

Check out tonight’s noir, Force of Evil In New York City, unscrupulous lawyer Joe Morse (John Garfield), has the opportunity to make it big by teaming up with cutthroat gangster Ben Tucker (Roy Roberts) to consolidate the numbers racket. The … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Clash by Night

Ah, two of my favorites, Marilyn and Barbara in Clash by Night. After being away for 10 years, Mae Doyle (Barbara Stanwyck) returns to her California hometown following an affair with a married politician, which came to an end when … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Trapped

You know I kept my noir for this month, right? Come on, as long as Eddie is on the air, I’m pitching the noir for the night and tonight’s offering is Trapped. When the Feds spot high-grade counterfeit cash, they … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: The Big Clock

Guess what? Eddie’s Back!  Yep, and we’re kicking off with another noir classic, The Big Clock. George Stroud (Ray Milland) is an ambitious executive editor at Crimeways magazine, under the ownership of the ruthless media magnate Earl Janoth (Charles Laughton). … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Border Incident

Here’s this week’s offering with Howard da Silva; Border Incident. In this topical film noir, a gang smuggles illegal Mexican farmworkers across the California border and kills the immigrants before they can return home. When federal agents Pablo Rodriguez (Ricardo … Continue reading

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