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The Best of Film Noir – White Heat

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re looking at a film that many would say isn’t film noir…but as you will see, it is.  White Heat, released in 1949, stars James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, and Edmund O’Brien.  White … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Thieves’ Highway

This week in The Best of Film Noir, we’re taking a look at Thieves’ Highway, a 1949 movie starring Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, and Lee J. Cobb, and directed by Jules Dassin.  I picked this movie because, as I write … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – The Lady From Shanghai

This week the Best of Film Noir features The Lady From Shanghai, a 1947 film featuring Rita Hayworth, Everett Sloan and Orson Welles (who also directed the film).  In some ways, The Lady From Shanghai is a hard movie to … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – In A Lonely Place

As many of my blog readers know, the main character in my Reed Ferguson mystery series loves film noir and Humphrey Bogart.  But many people don’t know a lot about film noir, or what great movies are a part of … Continue reading

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