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Which of the following Rogues are your favorite (based solely on their acting in films noir)?

Dana Andrews
2
2%
Humphrey Bogart
13
13%
Richard Conte
2
2%
Brian Donlevy
0
No votes
Dan Duryea
6
6%
Glenn Ford
1
1%
Gloria Grahame
9
9%
Van Heflin
1
1%
Alan Ladd
1
1%
Veronica Lake
5
5%
Burt Lancaster
2
2%
Ida Lupino
10
10%
Fred MacMurray
4
4%
Robert Mitchum
12
12%
Dick Powell
2
2%
Edward G. Robinson
5
5%
Robert Ryan
9
9%
Lizabeth Scott
4
4%
Barbara Stanwyck
9
9%
Claire Trevor
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 97

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128. Fear (1946) List: TSPDT Noir #346
Bullshit ending :(

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129. The Snowman (2017)

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130. Inferno (1953) List: Previous TSPDT Noir

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131. I, Jane Doe (1948) List: Death on the Cheap - The Lost B Movies of Film Noir

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132. Fuzz (1972) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
Hang on ‘til he dropped dead
1. Among the Living (1941) List: TSPDT Noir #273
2. Ladies in Retirement (1941) List: TSPDT Noir #609
3. Yao shou du shi a.k.a. Wicked City (1992)
4. The Sleeping City (1950) TSPDT Noir #260
5. Man in the Vault (1956) #646 on Previous TSPDT Noir list
6. Le clan des Siciliens a.k.a. The Sicilian Clan (1969) List: 101 French Noirs
7. The Trap (1959) List: TSPDT Noir #637
8. The Full Treatment (1960) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
9. Pit of Darkness (1961) List: British Film Noir Guide
10. I ragazzi del massacro a.k.a. Naked Violence (1969) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
11. The Lady Gambles (1949) List: TSPDT Noir #809
12. The Hostage (1967) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
13. The Blue Lamp (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #832
14. Série noire (1979) (1979) List: TSPDT Noir #500
15. No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #782
16. The Specialist (1975) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
17. Witch Hunt (1994)
18. Venetian Bird (1952) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
19. One Good Cop (1991) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
20. A Man Betrayed (1941) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
21. Sensitive New Age Killer (2000) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
22. Key Witness (1947) List: TSPDT Noir #503
23. Blues Harp (1998) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
24. Abandoned (1949) List: TSPDT Noir #269
25. Le foto proibite di una signora per bene a.k.a. Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
26. Johnny Come Lately (1943) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
27. The Man I Love (1947) List: TSPDT Noir #307
28. H (2002) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
29. The Racket (1928) List: #863 on Previous TSPDT Noir list
30. Hustle (1975) List: TSPDT Noir #657
31. The Marked One (1963) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
32. Murder Can Be Deadly (1962) List: British Film Noir Guide
33. Fallen (1998) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
34. Baby Face (1933) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir, From Berlin to Sin City
35. The Criminal a.k.a. Concrete Jungle (1960) List: TSPDT Noir #454
36. Cold in July (2014) List: Taste of Cinema's The 20 Best Neo-Noir Movies of the Past 5 Years
37. Body of Evidence (1993) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir, From Berlin to Sin City
38. Hell's Five Hours (1958) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
39. Walk East on Beacon! (1952) List: TSPDT Noir #713
40. Shed No Tears (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #625
41. Johnny Handsome (1989) List: TSPDT Noir #764
42. The Man Who Died Twice (1958) List: #650 on Previous TSPDT Noir list
43. Deep Cover (1992) List: TSPDT Noir #678
44. Money Madness (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #785
45. So Dark the Night (1946) ist: TSPDT Noir #180
46. Crime Against Joe (1956) ist: TSPDT Noir #651
47-53. The Big O Ep.1-26 (1999) List: Anime-Planet's Best Noir Anime
54. Così dolce... così perversa a.k.a. So Sweet... So Perverse (1969) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
55. L'enfer a.k.a. Torment (1994) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
56. The Price of Fear (1956) List: TSPDT Noir #548
57. The Big Empty (1997) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
58. House by the River (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #227
59. Es geschah am hellichten Tag a.k.a. It Happened In Broad Daylight (1958) List: Taschen's Top 50 Noir, A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
60. Shin Jingi no Hakaba a.k.a. Graveyard of Honor (2002) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
61. The Quiller Memorandum (1966) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
62. Mord und Totschlag a.k.a. Degree of Murder (1967) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
63. The Big Operator (1959) List: Film Noir Guide - 745 Films of the Classic Era (1940-1959)
64. Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998) List: Anime-Planet's Best Noir Anime
65. The Bribe (1949) List: TSPDT Noir #258
66. Jagged Edge (1985) List: TSPDT Noir #673
67. Uncle Silas (1947) List: British Film Noir Guide
68. The Argyle Secrets (1948) List: Previous TSPDT Noir List
69. Night Must Fall (1937) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide
70. Waga jinsei saiaku no toki a.k.a. Most Terrible Time In My Life (1993) List: Japanese Film Noir, A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
71. Fourteen Hours (1951) List: TSPDT Noir #277
72. Across 110th Street (1972) List: The 20 Best Neo-Noir Films Of The 1970s (Taste of Cinema)
73. The Rain Killer (1990) List: The Blackboard's List of Neo-Noir
74. Hell's House (1932) List: Noirish: The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir
75. Training Day (2001) List: TSPDT Noir #812
76. Midnight Lace (1960) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
77. The Shadow on the Window (1957) List: TSPDT Noir #594
78. Gonin a.k.a. The Five (1995) List: Japanese Film-Noir
79. The Long Haul (1957) List: TSPDT Noir #818
80. Pickup Alley (1957) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
81. Little Fish (2005) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
82. Mary (1931) List: American version Murder (filmed simultaneously) on A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
83. The Crush (1993) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
84. Nora Prentiss (1947) List: TSPDT Noir #196
85. To the Ends of the Earth (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #617
86. The Female Animal (1958) List: Kino's Film Noir: Dark Side of Cinema series
87. Whiteout (2009) List: Noirish - The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir
88. The Tijuana Story (1957) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
89. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
90. Track the Man Down (1955) List: OpenCulture's 50 Free Film Noirs
91. She Played with Fire (1957) List: British Film Noir Guide (369 Films 1937-1964)
92. Catchfire a.k.a. Backtrack (1990) List: Taste of Cinema's The 20 Best Neo-Noir Films Of The 1990s
93. Calcutta (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #370
94. Chandler (1971) List: TSPDT Noir #741
95. Cop Hater (1958) List: TSPDT Noir #754
96. Lady on a Train (1945) List: TSPDT Noir #358
97. Someone to Watch Over Me (1987) List: TSPDT Noir #748
98. Suna no utsuwa a.k.a. Castle of Sand (1974) List: BFI 100 Key Noir Films
99. La otra (1946) List: Film Noir During the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema
100. The Lawless (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #434
101. The Two Jakes (1990) List: TSPDT Noir #559
102. Backfire (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #453
103. When Michael Calls (1972) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
104. Jail Bait (1954) List: TSPDT Noir #648
105. The Sinister Urge (1960) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
106. The Medium (1951) List: Previous TSPDT Noir
107. The Big Night (1951) List: TSPDT Noir #281
108. Playgirl (1954) List: TSPDT Noir #634
109. Blood on the Moon (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #543
110. Six Bridges to Cross (1955) List: Noir City: Chicago (2017)
111. Twilight (1998) TSPDT Noir #642
112. A Strange Adventure (1956)
113. An Act of Murder (1948) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
114. I, the Jury (1982) List: TSPDT Noir #834
115. Butt Boy (2019)
116. Van God los a.k.a. Godforsaken (2003) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
117. The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)
118. The Equalizer (2014)
119. Foreign Intrigue (1956)
120. Kaosu a.k.a. Chaos (2000)
121. Cosh Boy a.k.a. The Slasher (1953)
122. Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
123. The Bloody Brood (1959)
124. The House on Carroll Street (1988)
125. Bewitched (1945)
126. L'assassino (1961)
127. The Door with Seven Locks a.k.a. Chamber of Horrors (1940)
128. Fear (1946)
129. The Snowman (2017)
130. Inferno (1953)
131. I, Jane Doe (1948)
132. Fuzz (1972)
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In Noirland sometimes we see in doubles (Alice & Ellen Kessler ('Les magiciennes')), but not often in triples (an astonishing Dany Carrel in 'Piège pour Cendrillon'),

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43. Experiment Perilous (Jacques Tourneur, 1944) 8/10
44. Blonde Ice (Jack Bernhard, 1948) 6.5/10
45. Medan staden sover (While the City Sleeps, Lars-Eric Kjellgren, 1950) 7.5/10
46. Mãos Sangrentas (Bloody Hands, Carlos Hugo Christensen, 1955) 8/10
47. Je plaide non coupable/Guilty? (Edmond T. Gréville, 1956) 7/10
48. Des femmes disparaissent (The Road to Shame, Édouard Molinaro, 1959) 8/10
49. Les magiciennes (Double Deception, Serge Friedman, 1960) 8/10
50. Piège pour Cendrillon (A Trap for Cinderella, André Cayatte, 1965) 9/10
51. The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (Anatole Litvak, 1970) 7/10
52. The Squeeze (Michael Apted, 1977) 8/10
53. Strangers Kiss (Matthew Chapman, 1983) 7.5/10
54. Blonde Death (James Robert Baker, 1984) 8/10

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That's it for me, thank you again for hosting blocho!

!seen 54

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1. Que Dios me perdone (May God Forgive Me, Tito Davison, 1948) 8/10
2. La noche avanza (Night Falls, Roberto Gavaldón, 1952) 8/10
3. The House Across the Lake (Ken Hughes, 1954) 7/10
4. A Prize of Arms (Cliff Owen, 1962) 8/10
5. Minagoroshi no kenjû (Massacre Gun, Yasuharu Hasebe, 1967) 8/10
6. Hakucyu no syugeki (Attack on the Sun, Kiyoshi Nishimura, 1970) 9/10
7. Union City (Marcus Reichert, 1980) 7/10
8. Alphabet City (Amos Poe, 1984) 7/10
9. Okay America! (Tay Garnett, 1932) 8.5/10
10. Lady in the Death House (Steve Sekely, 1944) 7/10
11. Cuando levanta la niebla (When the Fog Lifts, Emilio Fernández, 1952) 9/10
12. Strange Compulsion (Irvin Berwick, 1964) 6.5/10
13. Lekarstwo na milosc (A Cure for Love, Jan Batory, 1966) 8/10
14. Freelance (Francis Megahy, 1971) 7.5/10
15. Sitting Target (Douglas Hickox, 1972) 7.5/10
16. Nightkill (Ted Post, 1980) 6.5/10
17. Street of No Return (Samuel Fuller, 1989) 7/10
18. Rencor tatuado (Tattoo of Revenge, Julián Hernández, 2018) 7/10
19. 'C'-Man (Joseph Lerner, 1949) 7/10
20. Guilty Bystander (Joseph Lerner, 1950) 8/10
21. Le garçon sauvage (Savage Triangle, Jean Delannoy, 1951) 9/10
22. Geomeun meori (Black Hair, Lee Man-hee, 1964) 8/10
23. Vertige pour un tueur (Vertigo for a Killer, Jean-Pierre Desagnat, 1970) 7.5/10
24. L'avvertimento (The Warning, Damiano Damiani, 1980) 8/10
25. Los placeres ocultos (Playback, René Cardona Jr., 1989) 5.5/10
26. La chambre bleue (The Blue Room, Mathieu Amalric, 2014) 7.5/10
27. El asesino X (“X” Killer, Juan Bustillo Oro, 1955) 7.5/10
28. El medallón del crimen (El 13 de oro) (The Medallion of Crime, Juan Bustillo Oro 1956) 8/10
29. Playa prohibida (Forbidden Beach, Julián Soler, 1956) 7.5/10
30. Cash on Demand (Quentin Lawrence, 1961) 8/10
31. Strongroom (Vernon Sewell, 1962) 8/10
32. Girl in the Headlines (Michael Truman, 1963) 8/10
33. La via della droga (The Heroin Busters, Enzo G. Castellari 1977) 7.5/10
34. Il giorno del Cobra (Day of the Cobra, Enzo G. Castellari, 1980) 7.5/10
35. Hipócrita..! (Hypocrite, Miguel Morayta, 1949) 8/10
36. Camino del infierno (The Road to Hell, Miguel Morayta, 1951) 9/10
37. Damn Citizen (Robert Gordon, 1958) 8/10
38. La mujer y la bestia (The Woman and the Beast, Alfonso Corona Blake 1959) 8/10
39. Schwarzer Kies (Black Gravel, Helmut Käutner, 1961) 9/10
40. Darker Than Amber (Robert Clouse, 1970) 8/10
41. Fluchtweg St. Pauli - Großalarm für die Davidswache (Hot Traces of St. Pauli, Wolfgang Staudte, 1971) 6.5/10
42. Freeway (Francis Delia, 1988) 6.5/10
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A short director run - Andrew L. Stone, who also wrote all three films. He seems to have been trying to offer an alternative form of suspense to Hitchcock's more psychological type, making elaborately constructed hostage and stalker thrillers with some procedural mixed in, and keeping the suspense up from the first to the last minute, with no quiet moments


76. Julie (1956)
77. Cry Terror! (1958)
78. The Night Holds Terror (1955)


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I just realized that all three screenshots I picked only show actors' backs :think:


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1. Edge of Doom (1950) #DanaAndrews
2. Marriage of Convenience (1960)
3. The Sleeping City (1950) #RichardConte
4. City of Shadows (1955)
5a. Peter Gunn: Murder on the Midway (1959)
5b. Peter Gunn: Pecos Pete (1959)
5c. Peter Gunn: Scuba (1959)
5d. Peter Gunn: Edie Finds a Corpse (1959)
6. Blackout (1950)
7. Dancing with Crime (1947)
8a. Man with a Camera: Double Negative (1958)
8b. Man with a Camera: Another Barrier (1958)
8c. Man with a Camera: Blind Spot (1958)
8d. Man with a Camera: Two Strings of Pearls (1958)
9. Nightmare (1942) #BrianDonlevy
10. Macadam (1946)
11. The Big Shot (1942) #HumphreyBogart
12. Miami Expose (1956)
13. Revolt in the Big House (1958)
14. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
15. The Boss (1956)
16. Larceny (1948) #DanDuryea
17. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
18. Roughshod (1949) #GloriaGrahame
19. Shed No Tears (1948)
20. Love from a Stranger (1937)
21. Ransom! (1956) #GlennFord
22. Blue Steel (1990)
23. A Dangerous Profession (1949)
24. The Malpas Mystery (1960)
25. Stakeout on Dope Street (1958)
26. Body Chemistry (1990)
27. La lumiere d'en face (1955)
28. Dial 999 (1955)
29. Dead Bang (1989)
30. Grand Central Murder (1942) #VanHeflin
31. Unmasked (1950)
32. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) #AlanLadd
33. Saigon (1947) #VeronicaLake (l)
34. Last Embrace (1979)
35. Cosh Boy (1953)
36. Mad at the World (1955)
37. Urge to Kill (1960)
38. Man in the Vault (1956)
39. Strange Intruder (1956) #IdaLupino
40. Rope of Sand (1949) #BurtLancaster
41. Face of a Fugitive (1959) #FredMacMurray
42. Not as a Stranger (1955) #RobertMitchum
43a. Four Star Playhouse: The Hard Way (1953) #DickPowell
43b. Dragnet: The Big Shoplift (1954)
43c. Dragnet: The Big Hit-Run Killer (1954)
43d. Dragnet: The Big Girl (1954)
44. Terror at Midnight (1956)
45. Vice Squad (1953) #EdwardGRobinson
46. Clue of the Twisted Candle (1960)
47. The Secret Fury (1950) #RobertRyan
48a. Peter Gunn: The Dirty Word (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Ugly Frame (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Lederer Story (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: Keep Smiling (1959)
49. One Way Street (1950)
50. Impulse (1954)
51. The Weapon (1956) #LizabethScott
52. The 13th Letter (1951)
53. The Guilty (1947)
54. Footsteps in the Night (1957)
55. Les eaux troubles (1949)
56. Final Analysis (1992)
57. Nightbeat (1947)
58. Blink (1993)
59a. Man with a Camera: Six Faces of Satan (1958)
59b. Man with a Camera: Lady on the Loose (1958)
59c. Man with a Camera: The Last Portrait (1959)
59d. Man with a Camera: Face of Murder (1959)
60a. Man with a Camera: Mute Evidence (1959)
60b. Man with a Camera: The Big Squeeze (1959)
60c. Dragnet: The Big Frame (1954)
60d. Dragnet: The Big False Make (1954)
61. Dark Country (2009)
62a. Peter Gunn: Breakout (1959)
62b. Peter Gunn: Pay Now, Kill Later (1959)
62c. Peter Gunn: Skin Deep (1959)
62d. Peter Gunn: February Girl (1959)
63. Deceiver (1997)
64. The Man Who Was Nobody (1960)
65. The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)
66a. Dragnet: The Big Show (1953)
66b. Dragnet: The Big Crime (1954)
66c. Dragnet: The Big Pair (1954)
66d. Dragnet: The Big Bar (1954)
67a. Dragnet: The Big Bird (1955)
67b. Dragnet: The Big War (1958)
67c. General Electric Theater: Into the Night (1955)
67d. General Electric Theater: Strange Witness (1958)
68. Deception (2008)
69a. Peter Gunn: Love Me to Death (1959)
69a. Peter Gunn: The Family Affair (1959)
69a. Peter Gunn: Lady Windbell's Fan (1959)
69a. Peter Gunn: Bullet for a Badge (1959)
70. 711 Ocean Drive (1950)
71. Partners in Crime (1961)
72. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
73. Dixie Ray: Hollywood Star (1983)
74. The Lady Gambles (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck
75. The Velvet Touch (1948) #ClaireTrevor
76. Julie (1956)
77. Cry Terror! (1958)
78. The Night Holds Terror (1955)
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Lammetje wrote: November 28th, 2020, 11:01 pm
frbrown wrote: November 28th, 2020, 4:30 pm 73. Dixie Ray: Hollywood Star (1983)

Porn noir :$
You remind me of Rich. :)
A blast from the past! I certainly didn't expect that movie to remind anyone of a 4-year-old thread.

I miss Rich :(
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flavo5000 wrote: November 29th, 2020, 3:18 am If you want to see a really nuts porn noir
I'm not sure that I do :think: What is it that makes Blue Ice so nuts?


Of the two porn noir I watched, I liked Expose Me, Lovely more than Dixie Ray.
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flavo5000 wrote: November 29th, 2020, 2:41 pm 128. Fear (1946) List: TSPDT Noir #346
Bullshit ending :(
Joachim agrees (spoilers for Fear):
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I've never seen a porn noir. In fact, I don't think I've ever seen a feature length porno. But I'd like to see this porn noir. It was made by my former flatmate when he was a big deal in the adult film industry. It won a bunch of AVN awards and was his greatest success.
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28. Johnny Allegro (1949) * 81 min.
29. The Long Goodbye (1973) * 112 min.

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1. No Man's Woman (1955) * 70 min.
2. The Big Heat (1953) 89 min.  #Gloria Grahame
3. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) * 121 min.
4. One Girl's Confession (1953) * 74 min.
5. Bait (1954) * 80 min.
6. The Crooked Web (1955) * 77 min.
7. Midnight (1934) * 73 min.  #Humphrey Bogart
8. Lethal Weapon (1987) * 110 min.
9. Oldboy (2003) * 120 min.
10. This Gun for Hire (1942) 81 min.  # Alan Ladd
11. Lady Vengeance (2005) * 115 min.
12. Private Hell 36 (1954) * 80 min.  #Ida Lupino
13. 99 River Street (1953) * 83 min.
14. The Glass Key (1942) 85 min.  #Brian Donlevy
15. Crime Wave (1953) * 74 min.
16. Night Must Fall (1937) * 116 min.
17.Escape in the Fog (1945) * 63 min.
18. Red Pier (1958) * 99 min.
19. Voice Without a Shadow (1958) * 92 min.
20. Whirlpool * 97 min.  #Richard Conte
21. The Chaser (2008) * 125 min.
22. The Rambling Guitarist (1959) * 77 min.
23. One False Move (1992) 105 min.
24. This World, Then the Fireworks (1997) * 100 min.
25. Border Incident (1949) * 95 min.
26. Cornered (1945) * 102 min. #Dick Powell
27. Sha chu xi ying pan/ Coolie Killer (1982) 91 min.

*First time viewing.
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frbrown wrote: November 29th, 2020, 6:59 pm
flavo5000 wrote: November 29th, 2020, 3:18 am If you want to see a really nuts porn noir
I'm not sure that I do :think: What is it that makes Blue Ice so nuts?
The plot basically follows a private eye who is hired to track down a mysterious book that supposedly grants great power. What he discovers is that it actually unleashes unbridled sexual urges in women turning them into nymphomaniacs which naturally the Nazis want to use to take over the world. It's like a mix of The Maltese Falcon and Raiders of the Lost Ark but porn being done by the director of Night Train to Terror.
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Daviddoes wrote: November 29th, 2020, 6:30 am 10. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) 3/10
https://i.imgur.com/RIJHUy4.mp4
Out of curiosity, what didn't you like about that one? It's high on my list of favorites, so I'm interested in what didn't resonate with you.
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frbrown wrote: November 29th, 2020, 6:53 pm
Lammetje wrote: November 28th, 2020, 11:01 pm
frbrown wrote: November 28th, 2020, 4:30 pm 73. Dixie Ray: Hollywood Star (1983)

Porn noir :$
You remind me of Rich. :)
A blast from the past! I certainly didn't expect that movie to remind anyone of a 4-year-old thread.

I miss Rich :(
You and me both. :(
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11. Hollow Triumph (Sekely, 1948). Paul Henreid in a double role as a crook and a look-a-like psychologist who the crook "replaces" to hide from some gangsters he stole from. It's dark, sure, but the plot just didn't do all that much for me.

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1. Kansas City Confidential (Karlson, 1952).
2. Stranger on the Third Floor (Ingster, 1940).
3. The Glass Key (Heisler, 1942).
4. Fallen Angel (Preminger, 1945).
5. Blue Dahlia (Marshall, 1946).
6. Caged (Cromwell, 1950).
7. Where the Sidewalk Ends (Preminger, 1950).
8. Detective Story (Wyler, 1951).
9. The Dark Corner (Hathaway, 1946).
10. Cry of the City (Siodmak, 1948).
11. Hollow Triumph (Sekely, 1948).
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1. The Wages of Fear (1953) 10/10
2. Rebecca (1940) 8/10
3. Cry Danger (1951) 7/10 #DickPowell
4. Gilda (1946) 7/10 #GlennFord
5. Brute Force (1947) 8/10 #BurtLancaster
6. Pushover (1954) 8/10 #FredMacMurray
7. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) 6/10 #DanaAndrews
8. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) 8/10 #HumphreyBogart
9. On Dangerous Ground (1951) 5/10 #RobertRyan
10. Cry of the City (1948) 6/10 #RichardConte
11. Casque d'Or (1952) 8/10
12. Crossfire (1947) 5/10 #RobertMitchum
13. Act of Violence (1949) 7/10 #VanHeflin
14. The Stranger (1946) 8/10 #EdwardG.Robinson
15. Born to Kill (1947) 8/10 #ClaireTrevor
16. The Hitch-Hiker (1953) 6/10
17. Human Desire (1954) 6/10 #GloriaGrahame
18. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) 8/10 #BarbaraStanwyck
19. This Gun for Hire (1942) 8/10 #VeronicaLake
20. The Glass Key (1942) 7/10 #Alan Ladd
21. The Big Combo (1955) 7/10 #BrianDonlevy
22. La Otra (1946) 5/10
23. Klute (1971) 7/10
24. The Long Memory (1953) 6/10
25. Criss Cross (1949) 8/10 #DanDuryea
26. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) 5/10
27. The October Man (1947) 6/10
28. Murder by Contract (1958) 5/10
29. Detour (1945) 8/10
30. Suspicion (1941) 6/10
31. I Walk Alone (1947) 6/10 #LizabethScott
32. Road House (1948) 7/10 #IdaLupino
33. The Blue Gardenia (1953) 6/10
34. The Narrow Margin (1952) 6/10
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49. Outrage (1950) - 7/10
50. Hunted (1952) - 7/10
51. House of Bamboo (1955, Fuller) - 7/10
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1. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) - 7/10
2. Pushover (1954) - 8/10 #FredMacMurray #Blocho
3. Journey Into Fear (1943) - 6/10
4. Force of Evil (1948) - 7/10
5. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) - 8/10 #BurtLancaster
6. Fallen Angel (1945) - 5/10 #DanaAndrews
7. D.O.A (1949) - 7/10
8. Kiss of Death (1947) - 5/10 #BrianDonlevy
9. The October Man (1947) - 7/10 #Blocho
10. I Wake Up Screaming (1941) - 7/10
11. Conflict (1945) - 6/10 #HumphreyBogart
12. Cry of the City (1948) - 7/10 #RichardConte
13. Pitfall (1948) - 7/10 #LizabethScott
14. Cry Danger (1951) - 7/10 #DickPowell #Blocho
15. Born to Kill (1957) - 5/10 #ClaireTrevor
16. The Long Memory (1953) - 7/10 #Blocho
17. Road House (1948, Negulesco) - 7/10 #IdaLupino
18. The Prowler (1951, Losey) - 5/10 #VanHeflin
19. Hollow Triumph (1948) - 7/10
20. The Dark Corner (1946) - 6/10
21. Desperate (1947) - 5/10
22. The Red House (1947) - 8/10 #EdwardGRobinson
23. Framed (1947) - 7/10 #GlennFord
24. Caught (1949, Ophüls) - 6/10 #RobertRyan
25. The File on Thelma Jordon (1959) - 7/10 #BarbaraStanwyck
26. The Great Flamarion (1945) - 6/10 #DanDuryea
27. Ramrod (1947) - 6/10 #VeronicaLake
28. Angel Face (1953) - 6/10 #RobertMitchum
29. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) - 8/10 #GloriaGrahame
30. La otra (1946) - 7/10 #Blocho
31. Appointment with Danger (1950) 6/10 #AlanLadd
32. The Street with No Name (1948) 6/10
33. Blues in the Night (1941) - 7/10
34. Kansas City Confidential (1952) - 7/10
35. Side Street (1950) - 5/10
36. Ride the Pink Horse (1947) - 6/10
37. Border Incident (1949) 6/10
38. Where Danger Lives (1950) - 6/10
39. While the City Sleeps (1956. F. Lang) 8/10
40. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956, F. Lang) 6/10
41. Caged (1950) - 6/10
42. Detective Story (1951) - 7/10
43. The Lawless (1950, Losey) - 7/10
44. M (1951, Losey) - 7/10
45. A Woman's Secret (1949, N. Ray) - 6/10
46. Boomerang! (1947, Kazan) - 6/10
47. The Woman on the Beach (1947, Renoir) - 5/10
48. I Shot Jesse James (1949, Fuller) - 7/10
49. Outrage (1950) - 7/10
50. Hunted (1952) - 7/10
51. House of Bamboo (1955, Fuller) - 7/10
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jdidaco wrote: November 29th, 2020, 4:05 pm In Noirland sometimes we see in doubles (Alice & Ellen Kessler ('Les magiciennes')), but not often in triples (an astonishing Dany Carrel in 'Piège pour Cendrillon'),

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43. Experiment Perilous (Jacques Tourneur, 1944) 8/10
44. Blonde Ice (Jack Bernhard, 1948) 6.5/10
45. Medan staden sover (While the City Sleeps, Lars-Eric Kjellgren, 1950) 7.5/10
46. Mãos Sangrentas (Bloody Hands, Carlos Hugo Christensen, 1955) 8/10
47. Je plaide non coupable/Guilty? (Edmond T. Gréville, 1956) 7/10
48. Des femmes disparaissent (The Road to Shame, Édouard Molinaro, 1959) 8/10
49. Les magiciennes (Double Deception, Serge Friedman, 1960) 8/10
50. Piège pour Cendrillon (A Trap for Cinderella, André Cayatte, 1965) 9/10
51. The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (Anatole Litvak, 1970) 7/10
52. The Squeeze (Michael Apted, 1977) 8/10
53. Strangers Kiss (Matthew Chapman, 1983) 7.5/10
54. Blonde Death (James Robert Baker, 1984) 8/10

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That's it for me, thank you again for hosting blocho!

!seen 54

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1. Que Dios me perdone (May God Forgive Me, Tito Davison, 1948) 8/10
2. La noche avanza (Night Falls, Roberto Gavaldón, 1952) 8/10
3. The House Across the Lake (Ken Hughes, 1954) 7/10
4. A Prize of Arms (Cliff Owen, 1962) 8/10
5. Minagoroshi no kenjû (Massacre Gun, Yasuharu Hasebe, 1967) 8/10
6. Hakucyu no syugeki (Attack on the Sun, Kiyoshi Nishimura, 1970) 9/10
7. Union City (Marcus Reichert, 1980) 7/10
8. Alphabet City (Amos Poe, 1984) 7/10
9. Okay America! (Tay Garnett, 1932) 8.5/10
10. Lady in the Death House (Steve Sekely, 1944) 7/10
11. Cuando levanta la niebla (When the Fog Lifts, Emilio Fernández, 1952) 9/10
12. Strange Compulsion (Irvin Berwick, 1964) 6.5/10
13. Lekarstwo na milosc (A Cure for Love, Jan Batory, 1966) 8/10
14. Freelance (Francis Megahy, 1971) 7.5/10
15. Sitting Target (Douglas Hickox, 1972) 7.5/10
16. Nightkill (Ted Post, 1980) 6.5/10
17. Street of No Return (Samuel Fuller, 1989) 7/10
18. Rencor tatuado (Tattoo of Revenge, Julián Hernández, 2018) 7/10
19. 'C'-Man (Joseph Lerner, 1949) 7/10
20. Guilty Bystander (Joseph Lerner, 1950) 8/10
21. Le garçon sauvage (Savage Triangle, Jean Delannoy, 1951) 9/10
22. Geomeun meori (Black Hair, Lee Man-hee, 1964) 8/10
23. Vertige pour un tueur (Vertigo for a Killer, Jean-Pierre Desagnat, 1970) 7.5/10
24. L'avvertimento (The Warning, Damiano Damiani, 1980) 8/10
25. Los placeres ocultos (Playback, René Cardona Jr., 1989) 5.5/10
26. La chambre bleue (The Blue Room, Mathieu Amalric, 2014) 7.5/10
27. El asesino X (“X” Killer, Juan Bustillo Oro, 1955) 7.5/10
28. El medallón del crimen (El 13 de oro) (The Medallion of Crime, Juan Bustillo Oro 1956) 8/10
29. Playa prohibida (Forbidden Beach, Julián Soler, 1956) 7.5/10
30. Cash on Demand (Quentin Lawrence, 1961) 8/10
31. Strongroom (Vernon Sewell, 1962) 8/10
32. Girl in the Headlines (Michael Truman, 1963) 8/10
33. La via della droga (The Heroin Busters, Enzo G. Castellari 1977) 7.5/10
34. Il giorno del Cobra (Day of the Cobra, Enzo G. Castellari, 1980) 7.5/10
35. Hipócrita..! (Hypocrite, Miguel Morayta, 1949) 8/10
36. Camino del infierno (The Road to Hell, Miguel Morayta, 1951) 9/10
37. Damn Citizen (Robert Gordon, 1958) 8/10
38. La mujer y la bestia (The Woman and the Beast, Alfonso Corona Blake 1959) 8/10
39. Schwarzer Kies (Black Gravel, Helmut Käutner, 1961) 9/10
40. Darker Than Amber (Robert Clouse, 1970) 8/10
41. Fluchtweg St. Pauli - Großalarm für die Davidswache (Hot Traces of St. Pauli, Wolfgang Staudte, 1971) 6.5/10
42. Freeway (Francis Delia, 1988) 6.5/10
Hi JD,I've enoyed following your Noir progress this month,how did you find Tourneur's Experiment to be?
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And as this challenge slowly sets in the West, we finish off with two more days of Western Film Noir.

144. Man with the Gun (1955) The man with the gun is hired to tame a town and finds his old flame is the town's madam. Can she be tamed as well?
145. Ride a Violent Mile (1957) Spy for the Union ensnares a cowhand in her plot to foil a Southern blockade break. Straightforward plot; convoluted execution.
146. Ride Clear of Diablo (1954) #Dan Duryea Former lawmen seeks to avenge his father and brother's death by rustlers, winds up assisted by an outlaw clear from Diablo.
147. Riding Shotgun (1954) Although he rides shotgun on the stage, the town thinks he is part of the gang he is trying to warn them about.
148. The Badlanders (1958) #Alan Ladd Essentially The Asphalt Jungle, set in 1880s Arizona.
149. The Bounty Hunter (1954) Bounty hunter takes job that the Pinkertons can't solve. Saved by the woman he marries. Notable for an intermission in a 75 minute film.
150. The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) Survivor of the Dalton Gang shootout, Bill Doolin puts together his own gang, but can he survive the relentless pursuit of the U.S. Marshals?
Western Film Noir
1. As You Desire Me (1932) Is alcoholic singer Zara really Bruno's amnesiac wife Maria?
2. Blood Money (1933) The corrupt world of a Los Angeles bail bondsman.
3. I Cover the Waterfront (1933) Reporter covers the waterfront and uncovers illegal immigrant smuggling ring.
4. Midnight Mary (1933) Hoodlum's moll finds salvation in the arms of a blue-blood lawyer.
5. The Racketeer (1929 It was beauty killed the beast as racketeer Robert Armstrong falls in love and lets down his guard.
6. The Sphinx (1933) The old one-twin-provides-an-alibi-for-the-murderous-twin routine.
7. The Man with Two Faces (1934) Actor adopts a second persona to rid his sister, and the world, of his snake of a brother-in-law.
8. The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) Small-town newspaper covers big-league murder, horned in by the major press, proving that Fake News has been around for some time.
9. The Doorway to Hell (1930) Crime boss retires from the rackets but they pull him back in. He exits through the doorway to hell
10. Letty Lynton (1932) Socialite wants to marry, but is blackmailed by former lover. Is there only one way out?
11. Night Nurse (1931) #Barbara Stanwyck Newly minted nurse foils a murder for inheritance scheme.
12. Two Seconds (1932) #Edward G. Robinson In the two seconds between electrocution and death, a man relives the experience that brought him to the death house.
13. The Big Shakedown (1934) Idealistic druggist gets involved with bootleggers to make counterfeit drugs.
14. Paid (1930) Wrongfully imprisoned shop girl seeks revenge upon release, but finds love instead.
15. Pick-up (1933) Girl released from prison is picked up by a cabbie. They live happily ever after until her husband is released from jail.
16. Dark Hazard (1934) Compulsive gambler wins, loses, wins, loses, goes to the dogs - literally.
17. The Widow from Chicago (1930) Sister of slain cop poses as hood's widow to infiltrate the mob and find her brother's killer. Then the hood shows up alive.
18. The Finger Points (1931) Naïve reporter joins forces with the mob to suppress stories, winds up suppressed himself.
19. Vengeance Is Mine (1949) A man who thinks he's dying arranges to be murdered so he can frame the man who had sent him to prison. Then the doctor comes up with a cure, but the hit man can't be found.
20. Cosh Boy (1953) Juvenile delinquent goes from muggings to murder.
21. Assassin for Hire (1951) Hit man poses as rare stamp dealer to support his talented brother, but can he outwit Scotland Yard?
22. Women of Twilight (1952) Unwed mothers fall prey to a baby-farming boarding house proprietor.
23. Lady of Vengeance (1957) Newspaper publisher seeks to stamp out the person responsible for the death of his ward.
24. Beat Girl (1960) Juvenile delinquent makes life tough for new stepmother.
25. The Spy in Black (1939) During WW I a U-boat captain is sent to sink the British fleet, but runs into unexpected opposition.
26. Tiger in the Smoke (1956) No tigers or smoke, but a convoluted chase for wartime treasure.
27. A Gunman Has Escaped (1948) A gunman has escaped, sweetheart.
28. Delayed Action (1954) Suicidal man sells his life to a criminal to use as an alibi before the big sleep.
29. Paranoic (1963) Dead brother comes back to life to claim inheritance, or is the sister a paranoic?
30. Strange Alibi (1941) Undercover cop offers a strange alibi to prove he didn't kill the police chief.
31. The Third Alibi (1961) Composer needs a third alibi when his mistress is found dead, instead of the wife he intended to kill.
32. Dual Alibi (1948) Twin acrobats provide a dual alibi for each other after one of them (but which one) committed a murder.
33. Midnight Alibi (1934) A gambler accused of murder gets a midnight alibi from an old woman whose beau of her youth he resembles
34. Suspended Alibi (1957) A man using a friend as cover for his affair has a suspended alibi until he can prove he didn't kill the friend.
35. Dead Presidents (1995) A Vietnam vet turns to crime and implausibly robs the New York Federal Reserve.
36. Joy Ride (2001) Road tripping college students tangle with a maniacal truck driver they pranked via CB radio
37. Raising Cain (1992) Every DePalma trope rolled into one. I'd be raising Cain if they had asked me to green-light this.
38. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) Executive Suite meets The Front Page meets the Coen Brothers.
39. Deux hommes dans Manhattan (1959) A French reporter and photographer track down a missing diplomat in New York City.
40. New Rose Hotel (1998) The 90s condensed into a Neo-Noir.
41. Die Straße (1923)
42. Die freudlose Gasse (1925)
43. Dirnentragödie (1927)
44. The Driller Killer (1979) Artist goes insane, kills people with a power drill.
45. Fear City (1984) Insane stalker slashes strippers; ex-boxer/talent manager tracks him down.
46. The Blackout (1997) Actor tries to recall what happened during a blacked-out night in his past, with ramifications for his present.47. Meet Boston Blackie (1941) Ex-jewel thief gets mixed up with a spy ring, while Inspector Farraday tries to pin a murder and missing pearls on him.
48. Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941) Blackie gets framed for a murder at an auction and has to find the real murderer to clear his name
49. Alias Boston Blackie (1942) Blackie hosts a variety show at a prison, and when a wrongfully convicted prisoner escapes, Blackie is implicated.
50. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) In order to help a friend, Blackie has to break into his house and safe, but try convincing Inspector Farraday that it's not a crime.
51. After Midnight With Boston Blackie (1943) Once again Blackie has to steal something to help a friend, and once again Inspector Farraday has his suspicions.
52. Dick Tracy (1945) Comic strip detective comes to life in the first of a series.
53. Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) Dick Tracy meets Gruesome, who is using a gas that freezes people in order to rob banks.
54. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) Dick Tracy's own Lex Luthor, Cueball, steals stolen diamonds and murders people, while Tess Trueheart baits a trap.
55. Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) Dick Tracy tracks down The Claw, who's involved in fur theft, insurance scams and murder, but I'm not sure what the dilemma is.56. Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940) Detective Mike Shayne, hired to keep a millionaire's daughter away from gamblers, winds up involved in murder.
57. Sleepers West (1941) Detective Mike Shayne escorts a star witness to San Francisco via train, runs into an old flame and people who want to stop the witness
58. Dressed to Kill (1941) Detective Mike Shayne is dressed to kill for his wedding, but the nuptials are interrupted by a murder
59. Blue, White and Perfect (1942) Detective Mike Shayne plays a game of "button button who's got the button" aboard an ocean liner, tracking down stolen industrial diamonds.
60. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down a murderer who happens to be the man who wouldn't die.
61. Just Off Broadway (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down the murderer of a key witness in a murder trial; the killer is found just off Broadway
62. Time to Kill (1942) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find an antique coin that got remade 5 years later as The Brasher Doubloon (1947).
63. Murder is My Business (1946) Detective Mike Shayne tries to find a murderer, before he gets framed for the murder himself.
64. Larceny in Her Heart (1946) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find a client's missing stepdaughter, but she winds up dead, but then she isn't.
65. Blonde for a Day (1946) Detective Mike Shayne returns to Los Angeles to help his reporter pal Tim who was shot for reporting on murders tied to the gambling syndicate.
66. Three on a Ticket (1947) Detective Mike Shayne stumbles upon a mystery when a mortally wounded P.I. stumbles into his office.
67. Too Many Winners (1947) Detective Mike Shayne has another vacation postponed when he is hired to figure out who is counterfeiting winning tickets at the racetrack.
68. Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) Master detective Nick Carter foils wartime spies at an aircraft factory.
69. Phantom Raiders (1940) Nick Carter investigates an insurance scam that involves blowing up cargo ships near Panama.
70. Sky Murder (1940) Nick Carter stumbles across a murder mid-flight, and solves it while uncovering a nest of spies.
71. A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) Radio detective Greg Sherman solves crimes before the police can, but then he becomes a suspect in two murders
72. The Return of Bulldog Drummond (1934) Bulldog Drummond leads a movement against those who want to drag England into another war.
73. Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) Bulldog Drummond goes undercover to infiltrate a gang that is terrorizing London. Then he gets found out. Will he escape?
74. Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) Documentary on Film Noir, featuring classic clips, genre experts and current filmmakers.
75. Shorts Program 1: 90 minutes
a. Divided Highway: The Story of 'They Drive by Night' (2003) 11 min. The Making of "They Drive By Night (1940)
b. The Damned Don't Cry: The Crawford Formula - Real and Reel(2005) 13 min. The Making of "The Damned Don't Cry (1950)
c. The Petrified Forest: Menace in the Desert (2005) 15 min. The Making of "The Petrified Forest" (1936)
d. Killer Instincts: Richard Widmark and Ida Lupino at Twentieth Century Fox (2008) 16 min. The Making of "Road House" (1948)
e. Rogue Male: The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941) 17 min. The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941)
f. The Roaring Twenties: The World Moves On (2005) 18 min. The Making of "The Roaring Twenties" (1939)
76. Shorts Program 2: 95 minutes
a. Curtains for Roy Earle: The Story of 'High Sierra' (2003) 15 min. The Making of "High Sierra" (1941)
b. Molls and Dolls: The Women of Gangster Films (2006) 20 min. An examination of women in gangster and noir films.
c. In a Lonely Place: Revisited (2003) 20 min. In a Lonely Place (1950) Revisited
d. The Lady from Shanghai: A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (2000) 20 min. An examination of "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947)
e. Beer and Blood: Enemies of the Public (2005) 20 min. An examination of "The Public Enemy" (1931)
77. Shorts Program 3: 96 minutes
a. Remember to Live (1954) 24 min. A Korean War veteran and artist has problems adjusting to civilian life. Upon his return, he finds he's unable to paint. Being involved with two different women--one sweet and demure, the other a siren--only complicates matters. With Noir stalwarts Dane Clark and Cleo Moore.
b. The Payoff (1956) 24 min. A private investigator is hired by a pretty blonde to collect an envelope at a boxing match and deliver it to her the next day. What's in the envelope causes some inconvenience. With Noir stalwarts Howard Duff and Janet Blair.
c. Welcome to the Big House (2006) 18 min. An examination of classic Warner Brothers prison films.
d. Private Screenings: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell (1996) 30 min. Mitchum and Russell discuss noirs they were in together or separately: Undercurrent (1946), Out of the Past (1947), His Kind of Woman (1951), Macao (1952) and The Night of the Hunter (1955).
78. Shorts Program 4: 90 minutes
a. 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933) 20 min. Vitaphone parody of "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang" (1932)
b. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: "Women in Hiding' (1940) 20 min. Expectant mothers fall prey to unscrupulous practitioners.
c. Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002) 25 min. An examination of "Sunset Blvd." (1950)
d. Night and the City - Two Scores 25 min. A Criterion extra - a comparison of the scores for the British and American versions of "Night and the City" (1950)
79. Appointment in Honduras (1953) #Glenn Ford hijacks a ship so he can run guns through the jungle to the rebels.
80. Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950) David Harding works with Scotland Yard to protect U.S. missile secrets - but who is the enemy?
81. Killer McCoy (1947) #Brian Donlevy Son of a vaudevillian becomes prize fighter, falls in love with a gambler's daughter. Realistic fight scenes.
82. Motor Patrol (1950) Motorcycle cop goes undercover to catch a gang of homicidal car thieves.
83. Mr. District Attorney (1941) Fledgling D.A. and crusading reporter meet cute, swap hats, track down corruption while Peter Lorre skulks around.
84. Mr. District Attorney (1947) Assistant D.A. falls for a woman involved in the gang that he is investigating.
85. Pay or Die! (1960) Early 20th Century Italian-American cop fights the Black Hand in Little Italy.
86. Radar Secret Service (1950) In the future, which looks remarkably like 1950, a Federal agency uses radar to fight crime.
87. The Young One (1960) Man accused of rape finds refuge on an island where another man commits statutory rape. Plus racism.
88. Roaring City (1951) When not renting boats, Dennis O'Brien solves mysteries in the roaring city of San Francisco - if he can stay ahead of the cops.
89. Sky Liner (1949) Murder and intrigue aboard the Sky Liner, but can FBI agent Blair find the murderer and the spy?
90. Ring of Fear (1954) Former circus worker rejoins circus to exact revenge.
91. Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949) Seaman Dantes doesn't realize he's the heir to the Count of Monte Cristo's fortune, but the crooked lawyer who sets him up for murder does.
92. Hard, Fast and Beautiful (1951) #Claire Trevor #Robert Ryan (cameo) Beautiful girl hits tennis balls hard and fast. Manipulative mother is just hard.
93. The Quare Fellow (1962) Rookie jailer er, um, learns the ropes of his job during the events leading up to the hanging of the quare fellow (condemned man).
94. Not Wanted (1949) Unwed mother gave up her baby, tried to kidnap another so we could have a flashback and learn her story.
95. Double Jeopardy (1955) Double whiskey more like it. Drunk blackmailer gets killed by his wife's boyfriend, casting suspicion on the blackmailer's target.
96. Escape Route (1952) FBI agent goes undercover in London to catch kidnapper of nuclear scientists; gets him AND the girl.
97. Heartaches (1947) Up and coming movie crooner lip-synchs to another singer's voice, but is that any reason to try and kill him?
98. Hidden Fear (1957) American cop comes to Denmark to clear sister of murder, stumbles across counterfeiting ring. Not sure which fear is hidden.
99. House of Horrors (1946) Second-rate sculptor saves the life of a first-rate psycho, whom he convinces to kill his critics.
100. Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) Alcoholic reporter agrees to take a murder rap in exchange for the money for his son's operation.
101. Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) Troubled actor is lost, kind of lonely, not so vicious.
102. Man in the Shadow (1957) Sherriff faces off against the ranch owner who runs the town, over a murdered ranch hand, while Orson Welles picks up a paycheck.
103. Mystery in Mexico (1948) The only mystery here is how the girl fell for the detective so quickly.
104. Never Trust a Gambler (1951) Never trust a gambler unless you can fall in love with a cop.
105. Outside the Law (1956) Army parolee goes undercover to avenge a friend's death, crack a counterfeiting ring, and show up his father.106. Serenade (1956) Sure it has opera and is in color, but it also has a man tormented by a dame, and redeemed by the love of a good woman.
107. Strange Intruder (1956) Dying Korean War P.O.W. makes his best friend promise to kill his kids if they are being raised by another man. Strange intruder indeed!
108. The Blonde Bandit (1950) Woman escapes a bigamist's scheme, only to become a pawn in the DA's struggle against the head of the gambling syndicate. A lot of plot crammed into 60 minutes.
109. The Crooked Circle (1957) Brother of a boxer who is in hiding because he didn't throw a fight becomes a boxer caught up in the crooked circle of fixed fights.
110. The Depraved (1957) The G.I. Always Rings Twice. U.S. officer stationed in England has an affair with a local, and teams up to kill her husband.
111. The Family Secret (1951) A lawyer defends the man wrongly accused of killing the lawyer's son's best friend. What do you think the family secret is?
112. The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949) Inspector Maigret investigates a murder and ends up chasing the killer up the Eiffel Tower.
113. The Unwritten Code (1944) German POW, torpedoed by his own side, assumes British survivor's identity to become a spy.
114. The Vicious Circle (1948) A Hungarian baron frames landowners for a murder so he can grab their oil rich land.
115. Hunted (1952) Killer on the run pairs up with a young boy running away from an abusive home.
116. The Big Chance (1957) Frustrated travel agent takes a big chance at a new life, runs into a series of unfortunate events.
117. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre: Candidate for Murder (1962) Man nominates his wife; election blows up in his face.
118. Second Chance (1947) Two jewel thieves meet cute, but one of them is an insurance investigator.
119. The Hoodlum Priest (1961) Priest ministers to cons; creates first half-way house for released criminals.
120. 88 Minutes (2007) A serial killer engages a proxy to play cat and mouse with the forensic psychiatrist who sent him to prison. Couldn't be made after cell phones.
121. Blackmail (1939) He was a prisoner on a chain gang. He escaped and started a new life. Now he's being blackmailed.
122. Cash on Demand (1961) Bank manager's family held hostage in seemingly foolproof bank heist.
123. Crime Doctor (1943) Amnesia victim becomes criminal psychologist and then head of the prison system, only to regain his memory and learn that he is a criminal mastermind.
124. Dangerous Mission (1954) NY cop goes west to protect a witness to a killing. Mundane plot saved by beautiful Montana scenery in 3-D.
125. Der Richter und sein Henker (1975) Convoluted murder mystery, ostensibly about the death of a Swiss cop.126. Fingerprints Don't Lie (1951) Or do they? Fingerprint expert's testimony first convicts, then clears, a man accused of murder.
127. Just Cause (1995) Seemingly innocent death row inmate hatches a devious plot to seek revenge
128. Mask of the Dragon (1951) The creative team from Fingerprints Don't Lie wasn't very creative in this tale of smuggling and murder.
129. Personal Affair (1953) A girl with a crush on her teacher disappears, and suspicion falls on the teacher.
130. Shadowed (1946) While playing golf, a businessman stumbles across the murder victim of some counterfeiters, who want to make sure he isn't a witness.
131. Signpost to Murder (1964) All the signposts point to the escaped lunatic as a fresh murderer. But are they correct?
132. Slaves in Bondage (1937) White-slavers use manicure shop as front; crusading reporter exposes them. More exploitation than noir.
133. Suspected Person (1942) The suspected person is chased by both American gangsters and Scotland Yard
134. Taxi! (1932) Jimmy Cagney speaks Yiddish as taxi companies go to war over territory.
135. Woman in the Dark (1934) More like parolee in the dark - paroled prisoner helps woman on the lam, but may wind up back in jail because of it.
136. Young and Innocent (1937) Try to figure out who is young and/or innocent in this late British period Hitchcock classic "wrong man" thriller.
137. A Lawless Street (1955) Town marshal faces the faction that wants to take over the town by killing him, as well as his long estranged wife who wants him alive.
138. A Man Alone (1955) Gunslinger stumbles across a stage coach massacre, stumbles into a town that thinks he's responsible, stumbles into love.
139. Backlash (1956) Man seeks survivor of an Apache ambush that his father died in, but it turn out his father was the survivor, and now is the bad guy.
140. Face of a Fugitive (1959) #Fred MacMurray Robber on the run starts a new life in a small town, but will his past catch up with him?
141. Hangman's Knot (1952) Confederates rob Union gold, but they don't know the war's over. Can they escape the hangman's knot?
142. Jack Slade (1953) He killed a man by accident when he was a boy. He killed them on purpose when he was a man.
143. Last of the Comanches (1953) Decimated cavalry troop and stagecoach passengers hold off a Comanche attack in the desert in this loose remake of Sahara (1943)
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25. Key Largo (John Huston, 1948) 8/10 ... excellent noir, and an Oscar for #ClaireTrevor
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maxwelldeux wrote: November 29th, 2020, 9:07 pm
Daviddoes wrote: November 29th, 2020, 6:30 am 10. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) 3/10
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Out of curiosity, what didn't you like about that one? It's high on my list of favorites, so I'm interested in what didn't resonate with you.
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13. The Shanghai Gesture, by Josef von Sternberg (1941) 9/10

Superb, ambiguous, intense and burning... A very unusual and surprising project.

14. Footsteps in the for, by Arthur Lubin (1955) 7,5/10

Stewart Granger and Jean Simmons make this film a very entertaining dark tale of a criminal trying to escape from a enamored woman's grip... Nice one.

15. Kagenaki koe, by Seijun Suzuki (1958) 6/10

Nice opening, but then the story is really complicated, which doesn't make it better...
Films fatals (12)
01. Hollow Triumph / The Scar, by Steve Sekely (1948) 7,5/10
02. The Dark Mirror, by Robert Siodmak (1946) 8/10
03. Dead Reckoning, by John Cromwell (1947) 10/10 #Humphrey Bogart
04. Road House, by Jean Negulesco (1948) 7/10 #Richard Widmark oops #Ida Lupino
05. The Street with no name, by William Keighley (1948) 7,5/10
06. Scandal Sheet, by Phil Karlson (1952) 8/10
07. Escape in the Fog, by Budd Boetticher (1945) 6/10
08. Address unknown, by William Cameron Menzies (1944) 7,5/10
09. Cry Danger, by Robert Parrish (1951) 7,5/10
10. Backfire, by Vincent Sherman (1950) 7,5/10
11. Sea of Love, by Harold Becker (1989) 6,5/10
12. Visaaranai, by Vetrimaaran (2015) 7,5/10
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Progress towards becoming a Czar of Noir
1. House of Bamboo (1955) #RobertRyan
2. The Window (1949)
3. Road House (1948) #IdaLupino
4. Railroaded! (1947)
5. Hustle (1975)
6. Impact (1949) #BrianDonlevy
7. La Otra (1946) #Blocho'sNoirBlock
8. Cry Danger (1951) #Blocho'sNoirBlock + #DickPowell
9. China Moon (1994)
10. Night Falls (1952)
11. The Dark Mirror (1946)
12. So Dark The Night (1946)
13. The Mask of Diijon (1946)
14. He Walked by Night (1948)
15. Where Danger Lives (1950) #RobertMitchum
16. The Great Flamarion (1945) #DanDuryea
17. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck
18. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) #EdwardG.Robinson
19. A Cry in the Night (1956) #AlanLadd
20. The Glass Key (1942) #VeronicaLake
21. The Enforcer (1951) #HumphreyBogart
22. Fallen Angel (1945) #DanaAndrews
23. The Prowler (1951) #VanHeflin
24. Naked Alibi (1954) #GloriaGrahame
25. All My Sons (1948) #BurtLancaster
26. Borderline. (1950) #FredMacMurray
27. Whirlpool (1950) #RichardConte
28. Crack-Up (1946) #ClaireTrevor
29. Framed (1947) #GlennFord
30. Dark City (1950) #LizabethScott

31. Lured (1947)

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The film looks divine with excellent use of shadows and a superb opening in which a billboard with the word "murder" creeps up. George Sanders is also superb as the eventual prime suspect, full of sarcasm and remaining calm under interrogation. Despite top billing though, the majority of the film actually revolves around Charles Coburn and Lucille Ball with a little too much comedy and a weird detective recruitment process.
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Kill Me Again


6. It Always Rains on Sunday (Robert Hamer, 1947) - I wish all of it had been like the last 10 minutes.
7. Dark Waters (André De Toth, 1944) REWATCH - Still good.
8. Night Editor (Henry Levin, 1946) - Janis Carter, meooow.
9. Kill Me Again (John Dahl, 1989) - Gets a long way on atmosphere alone.


I forgot to add a "rogue" in my last post, so if I may do it now:
3. New York Confidential (Russell Rouse, 1955) #RichardConte

While My City Slept
1. Mordets melodi / Murder Melody (Bodil Ipsen, 1944)
2. Medan staden sover / While the City Sleeps (Lars-Eric Kjellgren, 1950)
3. New York Confidential (Russell Rouse, 1955) #RichardConte
4. The Flanagan Boy / Bad Blonde (Reginald Le Borg, 1953)
5. Dial 1119 (Gerald Mayer, 1950)
6. It Always Rains on Sunday (Robert Hamer, 1947)
7. Dark Waters (André De Toth, 1944) REWATCH
8. Night Editor (Henry Levin, 1946)
9. Kill Me Again (John Dahl, 1989)
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30. The Blue Dahlia (1946) 100 min. #Veronica Lake

Spoiler
1. No Man's Woman (1955) * 70 min.
2. The Big Heat (1953) 89 min.  #Gloria Grahame
3. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) * 121 min.
4. One Girl's Confession (1953) * 74 min.
5. Bait (1954) * 80 min.
6. The Crooked Web (1955) * 77 min.
7. Midnight (1934) * 73 min.  #Humphrey Bogart
8. Lethal Weapon (1987) * 110 min.
9. Oldboy (2003) * 120 min.
10. This Gun for Hire (1942) 81 min.  # Alan Ladd
11. Lady Vengeance (2005) * 115 min.
12. Private Hell 36 (1954) * 80 min.  #Ida Lupino
13. 99 River Street (1953) * 83 min.
14. The Glass Key (1942) 85 min.  #Brian Donlevy
15. Crime Wave (1953) * 74 min.
16. Night Must Fall (1937) * 116 min.
17.Escape in the Fog (1945) * 63 min.
18. Red Pier (1958) * 99 min.
19. Voice Without a Shadow (1958) * 92 min.
20. Whirlpool * 97 min.  #Richard Conte
21. The Chaser (2008) * 125 min.
22. The Rambling Guitarist (1959) * 77 min.
23. One False Move (1992) 105 min.
24. This World, Then the Fireworks (1997) * 100 min.
25. Border Incident (1949) * 95 min.
26. Cornered (1945) * 102 min.
27. Sha chu xi ying panCoolie Killer (1982) 91 min.
28. Johnny Allegro (1949) * 81 min.
29. The Long Goodbye (1973) * 112 min.

*First time viewing.
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133. Dark (2017)

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134. Loophole (1981) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir

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135. The Morning After (1986) List: TSPDT Noir #830

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136. The Stone Killer (1973) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir

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137. Trespass (2011) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir

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138. The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
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5. Man in the Vault (1956) #646 on Previous TSPDT Noir list
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36. Cold in July (2014) List: Taste of Cinema's The 20 Best Neo-Noir Movies of the Past 5 Years
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65. The Bribe (1949) List: TSPDT Noir #258
66. Jagged Edge (1985) List: TSPDT Noir #673
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71. Fourteen Hours (1951) List: TSPDT Noir #277
72. Across 110th Street (1972) List: The 20 Best Neo-Noir Films Of The 1970s (Taste of Cinema)
73. The Rain Killer (1990) List: The Blackboard's List of Neo-Noir
74. Hell's House (1932) List: Noirish: The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir
75. Training Day (2001) List: TSPDT Noir #812
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77. The Shadow on the Window (1957) List: TSPDT Noir #594
78. Gonin a.k.a. The Five (1995) List: Japanese Film-Noir
79. The Long Haul (1957) List: TSPDT Noir #818
80. Pickup Alley (1957) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
81. Little Fish (2005) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
82. Mary (1931) List: American version Murder (filmed simultaneously) on A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
83. The Crush (1993) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
84. Nora Prentiss (1947) List: TSPDT Noir #196
85. To the Ends of the Earth (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #617
86. The Female Animal (1958) List: Kino's Film Noir: Dark Side of Cinema series
87. Whiteout (2009) List: Noirish - The Annex To John Grant's A Comprehensive Encyclopedia To Film Noir
88. The Tijuana Story (1957) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
89. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
90. Track the Man Down (1955) List: OpenCulture's 50 Free Film Noirs
91. She Played with Fire (1957) List: British Film Noir Guide (369 Films 1937-1964)
92. Catchfire a.k.a. Backtrack (1990) List: Taste of Cinema's The 20 Best Neo-Noir Films Of The 1990s
93. Calcutta (1948) List: TSPDT Noir #370
94. Chandler (1971) List: TSPDT Noir #741
95. Cop Hater (1958) List: TSPDT Noir #754
96. Lady on a Train (1945) List: TSPDT Noir #358
97. Someone to Watch Over Me (1987) List: TSPDT Noir #748
98. Suna no utsuwa a.k.a. Castle of Sand (1974) List: BFI 100 Key Noir Films
99. La otra (1946) List: Film Noir During the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema
100. The Lawless (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #434
101. The Two Jakes (1990) List: TSPDT Noir #559
102. Backfire (1950) List: TSPDT Noir #453
103. When Michael Calls (1972) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
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114. I, the Jury (1982) List: TSPDT Noir #834
115. Butt Boy (2019)
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117. The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)
118. The Equalizer (2014)
119. Foreign Intrigue (1956)
120. Kaosu a.k.a. Chaos (2000)
121. Cosh Boy a.k.a. The Slasher (1953)
122. Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
123. The Bloody Brood (1959)
124. The House on Carroll Street (1988)
125. Bewitched (1945)
126. L'assassino (1961)
127. The Door with Seven Locks a.k.a. Chamber of Horrors (1940)
128. Fear (1946)
129. The Snowman (2017)
130. Inferno (1953)
131. I, Jane Doe (1948)
132. Fuzz (1972)
133. Dark (2017)
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31. Nazi Agent (1942, Jules Dassin) - 7/10
32. The Lost Moment (1947, Martin Gabel) - 9/10
33. Ventarrón (1949, Chano Urueta) - 7/10
34. A Place to Go (1963, Basil Dearden) - 6.5 or 7/10
35. Final Analysis (1992, Phil Joanou) - 6/10
36. Miss Bala (2019, Catherine Hardwicke) - 5 or 5.5/10

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Progress towards becoming a Czar of Noir
1. House of Bamboo (1955) #RobertRyan
2. The Window (1949)
3. Road House (1948) #IdaLupino
4. Railroaded! (1947)
5. Hustle (1975)
6. Impact (1949) #BrianDonlevy
7. La Otra (1946) #Blocho'sNoirBlock
8. Cry Danger (1951) #Blocho'sNoirBlock + #DickPowell
9. China Moon (1994)
10. Night Falls (1952)
11. The Dark Mirror (1946)
12. So Dark The Night (1946)
13. The Mask of Diijon (1946)
14. He Walked by Night (1948)
15. Where Danger Lives (1950) #RobertMitchum
16. The Great Flamarion (1945) #DanDuryea
17. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck
18. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) #EdwardG.Robinson
19. A Cry in the Night (1956) #AlanLadd
20. The Glass Key (1942) #VeronicaLake
21. The Enforcer (1951) #HumphreyBogart
22. Fallen Angel (1945) #DanaAndrews
23. The Prowler (1951) #VanHeflin
24. Naked Alibi (1954) #GloriaGrahame
25. All My Sons (1948) #BurtLancaster
26. Borderline. (1950) #FredMacMurray
27. Whirlpool (1950) #RichardConte
28. Crack-Up (1946) #ClaireTrevor
29. Framed (1947) #GlennFord
30. Dark City (1950) #LizabethScott
31. Lured (1947)

32. The October Man (1947) #Blocho's Noir Block REVISION

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John Mills is excellent here, racked with guilt and self-doubt - but viewed for a second time, this was a mild disappointment. The revelation of the killer's identity with around twenty minutes left did not quite work for me. It's interesting to have it early, but I would have preferred it a lot earlier still with more focus on Mills futilely trying to convince the cops. I actually didn't remember the film that well and thought this was the case...

And that's it for me this month. Thanks for hosting, blocho. As usual, I loved your bonus challenges; they helped to organise and plan my viewing (too many titles to otherwise choose from in the TSP list). Hopefully three in the Blocho Block will be enough to get me second place in the second bonus challenge; already saw the other two earlier this year. And yeah, rogues was a neat idea, though I would've loved to see Richard Widmark in there too.

Oh, and thanks also to Lammetje for providing the noir-related film that I have watched the most this month. ;)
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79. Female on the Beach (1955)

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80. Abandoned (1949)

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81a. Peter Gunn: Kill from Nowhere (1959)
81b. Peter Gunn: Vendetta (1959)
81c. Peter Gunn: The Coffin (1959)
81d. Peter Gunn: The Portrait (1959)

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1. Edge of Doom (1950) #DanaAndrews
2. Marriage of Convenience (1960)
3. The Sleeping City (1950) #RichardConte
4. City of Shadows (1955)
5a. Peter Gunn: Murder on the Midway (1959)
5b. Peter Gunn: Pecos Pete (1959)
5c. Peter Gunn: Scuba (1959)
5d. Peter Gunn: Edie Finds a Corpse (1959)
6. Blackout (1950)
7. Dancing with Crime (1947)
8a. Man with a Camera: Double Negative (1958)
8b. Man with a Camera: Another Barrier (1958)
8c. Man with a Camera: Blind Spot (1958)
8d. Man with a Camera: Two Strings of Pearls (1958)
9. Nightmare (1942) #BrianDonlevy
10. Macadam (1946)
11. The Big Shot (1942) #HumphreyBogart
12. Miami Expose (1956)
13. Revolt in the Big House (1958)
14. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
15. The Boss (1956)
16. Larceny (1948) #DanDuryea
17. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
18. Roughshod (1949) #GloriaGrahame
19. Shed No Tears (1948)
20. Love from a Stranger (1937)
21. Ransom! (1956) #GlennFord
22. Blue Steel (1990)
23. A Dangerous Profession (1949)
24. The Malpas Mystery (1960)
25. Stakeout on Dope Street (1958)
26. Body Chemistry (1990)
27. La lumiere d'en face (1955)
28. Dial 999 (1955)
29. Dead Bang (1989)
30. Grand Central Murder (1942) #VanHeflin
31. Unmasked (1950)
32. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) #AlanLadd
33. Saigon (1947) #VeronicaLake (l)
34. Last Embrace (1979)
35. Cosh Boy (1953)
36. Mad at the World (1955)
37. Urge to Kill (1960)
38. Man in the Vault (1956)
39. Strange Intruder (1956) #IdaLupino
40. Rope of Sand (1949) #BurtLancaster
41. Face of a Fugitive (1959) #FredMacMurray
42. Not as a Stranger (1955) #RobertMitchum
43a. Four Star Playhouse: The Hard Way (1953) #DickPowell
43b. Dragnet: The Big Shoplift (1954)
43c. Dragnet: The Big Hit-Run Killer (1954)
43d. Dragnet: The Big Girl (1954)
44. Terror at Midnight (1956)
45. Vice Squad (1953) #EdwardGRobinson
46. Clue of the Twisted Candle (1960)
47. The Secret Fury (1950) #RobertRyan
48a. Peter Gunn: The Dirty Word (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Ugly Frame (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: The Lederer Story (1959)
48a. Peter Gunn: Keep Smiling (1959)
49. One Way Street (1950)
50. Impulse (1954)
51. The Weapon (1956) #LizabethScott
52. The 13th Letter (1951)
53. The Guilty (1947)
54. Footsteps in the Night (1957)
55. Les eaux troubles (1949)
56. Final Analysis (1992)
57. Nightbeat (1947)
58. Blink (1993)
59a. Man with a Camera: Six Faces of Satan (1958)
59b. Man with a Camera: Lady on the Loose (1958)
59c. Man with a Camera: The Last Portrait (1959)
59d. Man with a Camera: Face of Murder (1959)
60a. Man with a Camera: Mute Evidence (1959)
60b. Man with a Camera: The Big Squeeze (1959)
60c. Dragnet: The Big Frame (1954)
60d. Dragnet: The Big False Make (1954)
61. Dark Country (2009)
62a. Peter Gunn: Breakout (1959)
62b. Peter Gunn: Pay Now, Kill Later (1959)
62c. Peter Gunn: Skin Deep (1959)
62d. Peter Gunn: February Girl (1959)
63. Deceiver (1997)
64. The Man Who Was Nobody (1960)
65. The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)
66a. Dragnet: The Big Show (1953)
66b. Dragnet: The Big Crime (1954)
66c. Dragnet: The Big Pair (1954)
66d. Dragnet: The Big Bar (1954)
67a. Dragnet: The Big Bird (1955)
67b. Dragnet: The Big War (1958)
67c. General Electric Theater: Into the Night (1955)
67d. General Electric Theater: Strange Witness (1958)
68. Deception (2008)
69a. Peter Gunn: Love Me to Death (1959)
69a. Peter Gunn: The Family Affair (1959)
69a. Peter Gunn: Lady Windbell's Fan (1959)
69a. Peter Gunn: Bullet for a Badge (1959)
70. 711 Ocean Drive (1950)
71. Partners in Crime (1961)
72. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
73. Dixie Ray: Hollywood Star (1983)
74. The Lady Gambles (1949) #BarbaraStanwyck
75. The Velvet Touch (1948) #ClaireTrevor
76. Julie (1956)
77. Cry Terror! (1958)
78. The Night Holds Terror (1955)
79. Female on the Beach (1955)
80. Abandoned (1949)
81a. Peter Gunn: Kill from Nowhere (1959)
81b. Peter Gunn: Vendetta (1959)
81c. Peter Gunn: The Coffin (1959)
81d. Peter Gunn: The Portrait (1959)
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flavo5000 wrote: November 30th, 2020, 2:24 pm 138. The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
Have you thrown in the towel, flavo, or can you fit in another dozen B movies today? It was a nail-biting race there for a while.
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12. He Walked by Night (Werker, 1948). Did not expect a police procedural based on that title. It's okay. We don't really get to "know" any of the characters in this one so there's little emotional attachment so I didn't really care what happens to them.

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1. Kansas City Confidential (Karlson, 1952).
2. Stranger on the Third Floor (Ingster, 1940).
3. The Glass Key (Heisler, 1942).
4. Fallen Angel (Preminger, 1945).
5. Blue Dahlia (Marshall, 1946).
6. Caged (Cromwell, 1950).
7. Where the Sidewalk Ends (Preminger, 1950).
8. Detective Story (Wyler, 1951).
9. The Dark Corner (Hathaway, 1946).
10. Cry of the City (Siodmak, 1948).
11. Hollow Triumph (Sekely, 1948).
12. He Walked by Night (Werker, 1948).
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12. On Dangerous Ground (1951, Nicholas Ray & Ida Lupino) #Robert Ryan: 7.8 - The first half is an amazing depiction of the hard-boiled life of cops in innnercity America in the 50s, the second half shift gears completely into a slower character study in a rural landscape. The movie works because of the contrast between the two halves and how Robert Ryan's protagonist has to adopt to this different kind of enviroment. Next to a great Ryan, Ida LupinoIda Lupino shines

13. Beautiful Stranger [Twist of Fate] (1954, David Miller): 6.0 - Ginger Rogers feels miscast. For a long time it's more romantic melodrama than noir. Which plods on too slow. Luckily it pick ups in the last 30 min when a decent mix-up of identities and misunderstandings gives it momentum, suspense and some emotions. Herbert Lom shines as a cowardly weasel. Stanley Baker is underused.

14. The Good Die Young (1954, Lewis Gilbert) #Gloria Grahame: 7.2 - Four strangers go rob a post office van. The first 2/3rd is used very well to build the backstory of these four and how they eventually meet. Which is a good humane depiction on the problems of returning soldiers adjusting again to civilian life and shows what drives "good" people to committing a crime. The last half hour is spent at the robbery and suspenseful escape self. Stanley Baker stands out as a retired boxing among the already very solid cast.
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1. The Glass Key (1942, Stuart Heisler) #Veronica Lake rewatch: 7.0 > 7.8
2. This Gun for Hire (1942, Frank Tuttle) #Alan Ladd: 7.2
3. Black Angel (1946, Roy William Neill) #Dan Duryea: 7.5
4. Cloak and Dagger (1946, Fritz Lang): 7.0
5. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946, Tay Garnett): 6.8 -
6. The Lady from Shanghai (1947, Orson Welles) rewatch: 6.0 > 7.5
7. Road House (1948, Jean Negulesco) #Ida Lupino: 6.5
8. Raw Deal (1948, Anthony Mann) #Claire Trevor: 7.2
9. Thieves' Highway (1949) #Richard Conte (rewatch): 7.8 > 8.2
10. Dark City (1950, William Dieterle) #Lizabeth Scott: 6.5
11. Panic in the Streets (1950, Elia Kazan): 8.0
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frbrown wrote: November 30th, 2020, 3:04 pm
flavo5000 wrote: November 30th, 2020, 2:24 pm 138. The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
Have you thrown in the towel, flavo, or can you fit in another dozen B movies today? It was a nail-biting race there for a while.
I mean...I could probably if I really wanted to (just work in a bunch of those 60-minute b-pictures) but I've been watching some of the ICMFF films and some Mexican stuff too. I'll probably just let Walter have it. Noir just wears me down too much to watch nothing but that the entire month.
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flavo5000 wrote: November 30th, 2020, 7:51 pm
frbrown wrote: November 30th, 2020, 3:04 pm
flavo5000 wrote: November 30th, 2020, 2:24 pm 138. The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945) List: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
Have you thrown in the towel, flavo, or can you fit in another dozen B movies today? It was a nail-biting race there for a while.
I mean...I could probably if I really wanted to (just work in a bunch of those 60-minute b-pictures) but I've been watching some of the ICMFF films and some Mexican stuff too. I'll probably just let Walter have it. Noir just wears me down too much to watch nothing but that the entire month.
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1. The Wages of Fear (1953) 10/10

2. Rebecca (1940) 8/10

3. Cry Danger (1951) 7/10 #DickPowell

4. Gilda (1946) 7/10 #GlennFord

5. Brute Force (1947) 8/10 #BurtLancaster

6. Pushover (1954) 8/10 #FredMacMurray

7. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) 6/10 #DanaAndrews

8. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) 8/10 #HumphreyBogart

9. On Dangerous Ground (1951) 5/10 #RobertRyan

10. Cry of the City (1948) 6/10 #RichardConte

11. Casque d'Or (1952) 8/10

12. Crossfire (1947) 5/10 #RobertMitchum

13. Act of Violence (1949) 7/10 #VanHeflin

14. The Stranger (1946) 8/10 #EdwardG.Robinson

15. Born to Kill (1947) 8/10 #ClaireTrevor

16. The Hitch-Hiker (1953) 6/10

17. Human Desire (1954) 6/10 #GloriaGrahame

18. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) 8/10 #BarbaraStanwyck

19. This Gun for Hire (1942) 8/10 #VeronicaLake

20. The Glass Key (1942) 7/10 #Alan Ladd

21. The Big Combo (1955) 7/10 #BrianDonlevy

22. La Otra (1946) 5/10

23. Klute (1971) 7/10

24. The Long Memory (1953) 6/10

25. Criss Cross (1949) 8/10 #DanDuryea

26. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) 5/10

27. The October Man (1947) 6/10

28. Murder by Contract (1958) 5/10

29. Detour (1945) 8/10

30. Suspicion (1941) 6/10

31. I Walk Alone (1947) 6/10 #LizabethScott

32. Road House (1948) 7/10 #IdaLupino

33. The Blue Gardenia (1953) 6/10

34. The Narrow Margin (1952) 6/10
35. The Parallax View (1974) 7/10
36. The Set-Up (1949) 6/10
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52. The Killer Is Loose (1956, Boetticher) - 6/10
53. The Shanghai Gesture (1941, Sternberg) - 7/10
54. I Confess (1953, Hitchcock) - 8/10
Noirvember
1. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) - 7/10
2. Pushover (1954) - 8/10 #FredMacMurray #Blocho
3. Journey Into Fear (1943) - 6/10
4. Force of Evil (1948) - 7/10
5. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) - 8/10 #BurtLancaster
6. Fallen Angel (1945) - 5/10 #DanaAndrews
7. D.O.A (1949) - 7/10
8. Kiss of Death (1947) - 5/10 #BrianDonlevy
9. The October Man (1947) - 7/10 #Blocho
10. I Wake Up Screaming (1941) - 7/10
11. Conflict (1945) - 6/10 #HumphreyBogart
12. Cry of the City (1948) - 7/10 #RichardConte
13. Pitfall (1948) - 7/10 #LizabethScott
14. Cry Danger (1951) - 7/10 #DickPowell #Blocho
15. Born to Kill (1957) - 5/10 #ClaireTrevor
16. The Long Memory (1953) - 7/10 #Blocho
17. Road House (1948, Negulesco) - 7/10 #IdaLupino
18. The Prowler (1951, Losey) - 5/10 #VanHeflin
19. Hollow Triumph (1948) - 7/10
20. The Dark Corner (1946) - 6/10
21. Desperate (1947) - 5/10
22. The Red House (1947) - 8/10 #EdwardGRobinson
23. Framed (1947) - 7/10 #GlennFord
24. Caught (1949, Ophüls) - 6/10 #RobertRyan
25. The File on Thelma Jordon (1959) - 7/10 #BarbaraStanwyck
26. The Great Flamarion (1945) - 6/10 #DanDuryea
27. Ramrod (1947) - 6/10 #VeronicaLake
28. Angel Face (1953) - 6/10 #RobertMitchum
29. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) - 8/10 #GloriaGrahame
30. La otra (1946) - 7/10 #Blocho
31. Appointment with Danger (1950) 6/10 #AlanLadd
32. The Street with No Name (1948) 6/10
33. Blues in the Night (1941) - 7/10
34. Kansas City Confidential (1952) - 7/10
35. Side Street (1950) - 5/10
36. Ride the Pink Horse (1947) - 6/10
37. Border Incident (1949) 6/10
38. Where Danger Lives (1950) - 6/10
39. While the City Sleeps (1956. F. Lang) 8/10
40. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956, F. Lang) 6/10
41. Caged (1950) - 6/10
42. Detective Story (1951) - 7/10
43. The Lawless (1950, Losey) - 7/10
44. M (1951, Losey) - 7/10
45. A Woman's Secret (1949, N. Ray) - 6/10
46. Boomerang! (1947, Kazan) - 6/10
47. The Woman on the Beach (1947, Renoir) - 5/10
48. I Shot Jesse James (1949, Fuller) - 7/10
49. Outrage (1950) - 7/10
50. Hunted (1952) - 7/10
51. House of Bamboo (1955, Fuller) - 7/10
52. The Killer Is Loose (1956, Boetticher) - 6/10
53. The Shanghai Gesture (1941, Sternberg) - 7/10
54. I Confess (1953, Hitchcock) - 8/10
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26. Red Light (Roy del Ruth, 1949) 6/10
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And as this challenge slowly sets in the West, we finish off with Western Film Noir.

Thanks to blocho for hosting and a tip of the fedora to all fellow noiristas.

151. The Indian Fighter (1955 ) A wagon train scout brokers a peace between the Indians and the cavalry, broken by some whisky traders seeking gold on the Indians' land.
152. The Tall Texan (1953) A group of travelers hear tell of gold on sacred Indian burial grounds, and only the tall Texan has enough sense not to trespass.
153. The Walking Hills (1949) A diverse group of treasure hunters seek buried gold in Death Valley.
154. Trail Guide (1952) ♫ Oh the farmer and the cowman should be friends ♫ and trail guide Tim Holt aims to see it that way
155. Tribute to a Bad Man (1956) Horse rancher is a law unto himself, maybe a bad man, but he gets the girl in the end.
156. Sergeant Rutledge (1960) A black cavalry sergeant stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer, but is he guilty?
Life is a Bitter Mystery
1. As You Desire Me (1932) Is alcoholic singer Zara really Bruno's amnesiac wife Maria?
2. Blood Money (1933) The corrupt world of a Los Angeles bail bondsman.
3. I Cover the Waterfront (1933) Reporter covers the waterfront and uncovers illegal immigrant smuggling ring.
4. Midnight Mary (1933) Hoodlum's moll finds salvation in the arms of a blue-blood lawyer.
5. The Racketeer (1929 It was beauty killed the beast as racketeer Robert Armstrong falls in love and lets down his guard.
6. The Sphinx (1933) The old one-twin-provides-an-alibi-for-the-murderous-twin routine.
7. The Man with Two Faces (1934) Actor adopts a second persona to rid his sister, and the world, of his snake of a brother-in-law.
8. The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) Small-town newspaper covers big-league murder, horned in by the major press, proving that Fake News has been around for some time.
9. The Doorway to Hell (1930) Crime boss retires from the rackets but they pull him back in. He exits through the doorway to hell
10. Letty Lynton (1932) Socialite wants to marry, but is blackmailed by former lover. Is there only one way out?
11. Night Nurse (1931) #Barbara Stanwyck Newly minted nurse foils a murder for inheritance scheme.
12. Two Seconds (1932) #Edward G. Robinson In the two seconds between electrocution and death, a man relives the experience that brought him to the death house.
13. The Big Shakedown (1934) Idealistic druggist gets involved with bootleggers to make counterfeit drugs.
14. Paid (1930) Wrongfully imprisoned shop girl seeks revenge upon release, but finds love instead.
15. Pick-up (1933) Girl released from prison is picked up by a cabbie. They live happily ever after until her husband is released from jail.
16. Dark Hazard (1934) Compulsive gambler wins, loses, wins, loses, goes to the dogs - literally.
17. The Widow from Chicago (1930) Sister of slain cop poses as hood's widow to infiltrate the mob and find her brother's killer. Then the hood shows up alive.
18. The Finger Points (1931) Naïve reporter joins forces with the mob to suppress stories, winds up suppressed himself.
19. Vengeance Is Mine (1949) A man who thinks he's dying arranges to be murdered so he can frame the man who had sent him to prison. Then the doctor comes up with a cure, but the hit man can't be found.
20. Cosh Boy (1953) Juvenile delinquent goes from muggings to murder.
21. Assassin for Hire (1951) Hit man poses as rare stamp dealer to support his talented brother, but can he outwit Scotland Yard?
22. Women of Twilight (1952) Unwed mothers fall prey to a baby-farming boarding house proprietor.
23. Lady of Vengeance (1957) Newspaper publisher seeks to stamp out the person responsible for the death of his ward.
24. Beat Girl (1960) Juvenile delinquent makes life tough for new stepmother.
25. The Spy in Black (1939) During WW I a U-boat captain is sent to sink the British fleet, but runs into unexpected opposition.
26. Tiger in the Smoke (1956) No tigers or smoke, but a convoluted chase for wartime treasure.
27. A Gunman Has Escaped (1948) A gunman has escaped, sweetheart.
28. Delayed Action (1954) Suicidal man sells his life to a criminal to use as an alibi before the big sleep.
29. Paranoic (1963) Dead brother comes back to life to claim inheritance, or is the sister a paranoic?
30. Strange Alibi (1941) Undercover cop offers a strange alibi to prove he didn't kill the police chief.
31. The Third Alibi (1961) Composer needs a third alibi when his mistress is found dead, instead of the wife he intended to kill.
32. Dual Alibi (1948) Twin acrobats provide a dual alibi for each other after one of them (but which one) committed a murder.
33. Midnight Alibi (1934) A gambler accused of murder gets a midnight alibi from an old woman whose beau of her youth he resembles
34. Suspended Alibi (1957) A man using a friend as cover for his affair has a suspended alibi until he can prove he didn't kill the friend.
35. Dead Presidents (1995) A Vietnam vet turns to crime and implausibly robs the New York Federal Reserve.
36. Joy Ride (2001) Road tripping college students tangle with a maniacal truck driver they pranked via CB radio
37. Raising Cain (1992) Every DePalma trope rolled into one. I'd be raising Cain if they had asked me to green-light this.
38. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) Executive Suite meets The Front Page meets the Coen Brothers.
39. Deux hommes dans Manhattan (1959) A French reporter and photographer track down a missing diplomat in New York City.
40. New Rose Hotel (1998) The 90s condensed into a Neo-Noir.
41. Die Straße (1923)
42. Die freudlose Gasse (1925)
43. Dirnentragödie (1927)
44. The Driller Killer (1979) Artist goes insane, kills people with a power drill.
45. Fear City (1984) Insane stalker slashes strippers; ex-boxer/talent manager tracks him down.
46. The Blackout (1997) Actor tries to recall what happened during a blacked-out night in his past, with ramifications for his present.47. Meet Boston Blackie (1941) Ex-jewel thief gets mixed up with a spy ring, while Inspector Farraday tries to pin a murder and missing pearls on him.
48. Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941) Blackie gets framed for a murder at an auction and has to find the real murderer to clear his name
49. Alias Boston Blackie (1942) Blackie hosts a variety show at a prison, and when a wrongfully convicted prisoner escapes, Blackie is implicated.
50. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) In order to help a friend, Blackie has to break into his house and safe, but try convincing Inspector Farraday that it's not a crime.
51. After Midnight With Boston Blackie (1943) Once again Blackie has to steal something to help a friend, and once again Inspector Farraday has his suspicions.
52. Dick Tracy (1945) Comic strip detective comes to life in the first of a series.
53. Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) Dick Tracy meets Gruesome, who is using a gas that freezes people in order to rob banks.
54. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) Dick Tracy's own Lex Luthor, Cueball, steals stolen diamonds and murders people, while Tess Trueheart baits a trap.
55. Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) Dick Tracy tracks down The Claw, who's involved in fur theft, insurance scams and murder, but I'm not sure what the dilemma is.56. Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940) Detective Mike Shayne, hired to keep a millionaire's daughter away from gamblers, winds up involved in murder.
57. Sleepers West (1941) Detective Mike Shayne escorts a star witness to San Francisco via train, runs into an old flame and people who want to stop the witness
58. Dressed to Kill (1941) Detective Mike Shayne is dressed to kill for his wedding, but the nuptials are interrupted by a murder
59. Blue, White and Perfect (1942) Detective Mike Shayne plays a game of "button button who's got the button" aboard an ocean liner, tracking down stolen industrial diamonds.
60. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down a murderer who happens to be the man who wouldn't die.
61. Just Off Broadway (1942) Detective Mike Shayne tracks down the murderer of a key witness in a murder trial; the killer is found just off Broadway
62. Time to Kill (1942) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find an antique coin that got remade 5 years later as The Brasher Doubloon (1947).
63. Murder is My Business (1946) Detective Mike Shayne tries to find a murderer, before he gets framed for the murder himself.
64. Larceny in Her Heart (1946) Detective Mike Shayne is hired to find a client's missing stepdaughter, but she winds up dead, but then she isn't.
65. Blonde for a Day (1946) Detective Mike Shayne returns to Los Angeles to help his reporter pal Tim who was shot for reporting on murders tied to the gambling syndicate.
66. Three on a Ticket (1947) Detective Mike Shayne stumbles upon a mystery when a mortally wounded P.I. stumbles into his office.
67. Too Many Winners (1947) Detective Mike Shayne has another vacation postponed when he is hired to figure out who is counterfeiting winning tickets at the racetrack.
68. Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) Master detective Nick Carter foils wartime spies at an aircraft factory.
69. Phantom Raiders (1940) Nick Carter investigates an insurance scam that involves blowing up cargo ships near Panama.
70. Sky Murder (1940) Nick Carter stumbles across a murder mid-flight, and solves it while uncovering a nest of spies.
71. A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) Radio detective Greg Sherman solves crimes before the police can, but then he becomes a suspect in two murders
72. The Return of Bulldog Drummond (1934) Bulldog Drummond leads a movement against those who want to drag England into another war.
73. Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) Bulldog Drummond goes undercover to infiltrate a gang that is terrorizing London. Then he gets found out. Will he escape?
74. Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) Documentary on Film Noir, featuring classic clips, genre experts and current filmmakers.
75. Shorts Program 1: 90 minutes
a. Divided Highway: The Story of 'They Drive by Night' (2003) 11 min. The Making of "They Drive By Night (1940)
b. The Damned Don't Cry: The Crawford Formula - Real and Reel(2005) 13 min. The Making of "The Damned Don't Cry (1950)
c. The Petrified Forest: Menace in the Desert (2005) 15 min. The Making of "The Petrified Forest" (1936)
d. Killer Instincts: Richard Widmark and Ida Lupino at Twentieth Century Fox (2008) 16 min. The Making of "Road House" (1948)
e. Rogue Male: The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941) 17 min. The Making of "Man Hunt" (1941)
f. The Roaring Twenties: The World Moves On (2005) 18 min. The Making of "The Roaring Twenties" (1939)
76. Shorts Program 2: 95 minutes
a. Curtains for Roy Earle: The Story of 'High Sierra' (2003) 15 min. The Making of "High Sierra" (1941)
b. Molls and Dolls: The Women of Gangster Films (2006) 20 min. An examination of women in gangster and noir films.
c. In a Lonely Place: Revisited (2003) 20 min. In a Lonely Place (1950) Revisited
d. The Lady from Shanghai: A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (2000) 20 min. An examination of "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947)
e. Beer and Blood: Enemies of the Public (2005) 20 min. An examination of "The Public Enemy" (1931)
77. Shorts Program 3: 96 minutes
a. Remember to Live (1954) 24 min. A Korean War veteran and artist has problems adjusting to civilian life. Upon his return, he finds he's unable to paint. Being involved with two different women--one sweet and demure, the other a siren--only complicates matters. With Noir stalwarts Dane Clark and Cleo Moore.
b. The Payoff (1956) 24 min. A private investigator is hired by a pretty blonde to collect an envelope at a boxing match and deliver it to her the next day. What's in the envelope causes some inconvenience. With Noir stalwarts Howard Duff and Janet Blair.
c. Welcome to the Big House (2006) 18 min. An examination of classic Warner Brothers prison films.
d. Private Screenings: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell (1996) 30 min. Mitchum and Russell discuss noirs they were in together or separately: Undercurrent (1946), Out of the Past (1947), His Kind of Woman (1951), Macao (1952) and The Night of the Hunter (1955).
78. Shorts Program 4: 90 minutes
a. 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933) 20 min. Vitaphone parody of "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang" (1932)
b. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: "Women in Hiding' (1940) 20 min. Expectant mothers fall prey to unscrupulous practitioners.
c. Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002) 25 min. An examination of "Sunset Blvd." (1950)
d. Night and the City - Two Scores 25 min. A Criterion extra - a comparison of the scores for the British and American versions of "Night and the City" (1950)
79. Appointment in Honduras (1953) #Glenn Ford hijacks a ship so he can run guns through the jungle to the rebels.
80. Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950) David Harding works with Scotland Yard to protect U.S. missile secrets - but who is the enemy?
81. Killer McCoy (1947) #Brian Donlevy Son of a vaudevillian becomes prize fighter, falls in love with a gambler's daughter. Realistic fight scenes.
82. Motor Patrol (1950) Motorcycle cop goes undercover to catch a gang of homicidal car thieves.
83. Mr. District Attorney (1941) Fledgling D.A. and crusading reporter meet cute, swap hats, track down corruption while Peter Lorre skulks around.
84. Mr. District Attorney (1947) Assistant D.A. falls for a woman involved in the gang that he is investigating.
85. Pay or Die! (1960) Early 20th Century Italian-American cop fights the Black Hand in Little Italy.
86. Radar Secret Service (1950) In the future, which looks remarkably like 1950, a Federal agency uses radar to fight crime.
87. The Young One (1960) Man accused of rape finds refuge on an island where another man commits statutory rape. Plus racism.
88. Roaring City (1951) When not renting boats, Dennis O'Brien solves mysteries in the roaring city of San Francisco - if he can stay ahead of the cops.
89. Sky Liner (1949) Murder and intrigue aboard the Sky Liner, but can FBI agent Blair find the murderer and the spy?
90. Ring of Fear (1954) Former circus worker rejoins circus to exact revenge.
91. Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949) Seaman Dantes doesn't realize he's the heir to the Count of Monte Cristo's fortune, but the crooked lawyer who sets him up for murder does.
92. Hard, Fast and Beautiful (1951) #Claire Trevor #Robert Ryan (cameo) Beautiful girl hits tennis balls hard and fast. Manipulative mother is just hard.
93. The Quare Fellow (1962) Rookie jailer er, um, learns the ropes of his job during the events leading up to the hanging of the quare fellow (condemned man).
94. Not Wanted (1949) Unwed mother gave up her baby, tried to kidnap another so we could have a flashback and learn her story.
95. Double Jeopardy (1955) Double whiskey more like it. Drunk blackmailer gets killed by his wife's boyfriend, casting suspicion on the blackmailer's target.
96. Escape Route (1952) FBI agent goes undercover in London to catch kidnapper of nuclear scientists; gets him AND the girl.
97. Heartaches (1947) Up and coming movie crooner lip-synchs to another singer's voice, but is that any reason to try and kill him?
98. Hidden Fear (1957) American cop comes to Denmark to clear sister of murder, stumbles across counterfeiting ring. Not sure which fear is hidden.
99. House of Horrors (1946) Second-rate sculptor saves the life of a first-rate psycho, whom he convinces to kill his critics.
100. Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) Alcoholic reporter agrees to take a murder rap in exchange for the money for his son's operation.
101. Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) Troubled actor is lost, kind of lonely, not so vicious.
102. Man in the Shadow (1957) Sherriff faces off against the ranch owner who runs the town, over a murdered ranch hand, while Orson Welles picks up a paycheck.
103. Mystery in Mexico (1948) The only mystery here is how the girl fell for the detective so quickly.
104. Never Trust a Gambler (1951) Never trust a gambler unless you can fall in love with a cop.
105. Outside the Law (1956) Army parolee goes undercover to avenge a friend's death, crack a counterfeiting ring, and show up his father.106. Serenade (1956) Sure it has opera and is in color, but it also has a man tormented by a dame, and redeemed by the love of a good woman.
107. Strange Intruder (1956) Dying Korean War P.O.W. makes his best friend promise to kill his kids if they are being raised by another man. Strange intruder indeed!
108. The Blonde Bandit (1950) Woman escapes a bigamist's scheme, only to become a pawn in the DA's struggle against the head of the gambling syndicate. A lot of plot crammed into 60 minutes.
109. The Crooked Circle (1957) Brother of a boxer who is in hiding because he didn't throw a fight becomes a boxer caught up in the crooked circle of fixed fights.
110. The Depraved (1957) The G.I. Always Rings Twice. U.S. officer stationed in England has an affair with a local, and teams up to kill her husband.
111. The Family Secret (1951) A lawyer defends the man wrongly accused of killing the lawyer's son's best friend. What do you think the family secret is?
112. The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949) Inspector Maigret investigates a murder and ends up chasing the killer up the Eiffel Tower.
113. The Unwritten Code (1944) German POW, torpedoed by his own side, assumes British survivor's identity to become a spy.
114. The Vicious Circle (1948) A Hungarian baron frames landowners for a murder so he can grab their oil rich land.
115. Hunted (1952) Killer on the run pairs up with a young boy running away from an abusive home.
116. The Big Chance (1957) Frustrated travel agent takes a big chance at a new life, runs into a series of unfortunate events.
117. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre: Candidate for Murder (1962) Man nominates his wife; election blows up in his face.
118. Second Chance (1947) Two jewel thieves meet cute, but one of them is an insurance investigator.
119. The Hoodlum Priest (1961) Priest ministers to cons; creates first half-way house for released criminals.
120. 88 Minutes (2007) A serial killer engages a proxy to play cat and mouse with the forensic psychiatrist who sent him to prison. Couldn't be made after cell phones.
121. Blackmail (1939) He was a prisoner on a chain gang. He escaped and started a new life. Now he's being blackmailed.
122. Cash on Demand (1961) Bank manager's family held hostage in seemingly foolproof bank heist.
123. Crime Doctor (1943) Amnesia victim becomes criminal psychologist and then head of the prison system, only to regain his memory and learn that he is a criminal mastermind.
124. Dangerous Mission (1954) NY cop goes west to protect a witness to a killing. Mundane plot saved by beautiful Montana scenery in 3-D.
125. Der Richter und sein Henker (1975) Convoluted murder mystery, ostensibly about the death of a Swiss cop.126. Fingerprints Don't Lie (1951) Or do they? Fingerprint expert's testimony first convicts, then clears, a man accused of murder.
127. Just Cause (1995) Seemingly innocent death row inmate hatches a devious plot to seek revenge
128. Mask of the Dragon (1951) The creative team from Fingerprints Don't Lie wasn't very creative in this tale of smuggling and murder.
129. Personal Affair (1953) A girl with a crush on her teacher disappears, and suspicion falls on the teacher.
130. Shadowed (1946) While playing golf, a businessman stumbles across the murder victim of some counterfeiters, who want to make sure he isn't a witness.
131. Signpost to Murder (1964) All the signposts point to the escaped lunatic as a fresh murderer. But are they correct?
132. Slaves in Bondage (1937) White-slavers use manicure shop as front; crusading reporter exposes them. More exploitation than noir.
133. Suspected Person (1942) The suspected person is chased by both American gangsters and Scotland Yard
134. Taxi! (1932) Jimmy Cagney speaks Yiddish as taxi companies go to war over territory.
135. Woman in the Dark (1934) More like parolee in the dark - paroled prisoner helps woman on the lam, but may wind up back in jail because of it.
136. Young and Innocent (1937) Try to figure out who is young and/or innocent in this late British period Hitchcock classic "wrong man" thriller.
137. A Lawless Street (1955) Town marshal faces the faction that wants to take over the town by killing him, as well as his long estranged wife who wants him alive.
138. A Man Alone (1955) Gunslinger stumbles across a stage coach massacre, stumbles into a town that thinks he's responsible, stumbles into love.
139. Backlash (1956) Man seeks survivor of an Apache ambush that his father died in, but it turn out his father was the survivor, and now is the bad guy.
140. Face of a Fugitive (1959) #Fred MacMurray Robber on the run starts a new life in a small town, but will his past catch up with him?
141. Hangman's Knot (1952) Confederates rob Union gold, but they don't know the war's over. Can they escape the hangman's knot?
142. Jack Slade (1953) He killed a man by accident when he was a boy. He killed them on purpose when he was a man.
143. Last of the Comanches (1953) Decimated cavalry troop and stagecoach passengers hold off a Comanche attack in the desert in this loose remake of Sahara (1943)
144. Man with the Gun (1955) The man with the gun is hired to tame a town and finds his old flame is the town's madam. Can she be tamed as well?
145. Ride a Violent Mile (1957) Spy for the Union ensnares a cowhand in her plot to foil a Southern blockade break. Straightforward plot; convoluted execution.
146. Ride Clear of Diablo (1954) #Dan Duryea Former lawmen seeks to avenge his father and brother's death by rustlers, winds up assisted by an outlaw clear from Diablo.
147. Riding Shotgun (1954) Although he rides shotgun on the stage, the town thinks he is part of the gang he is trying to warn them about.
148. The Badlanders (1958) #Alan Ladd Essentially The Asphalt Jungle, set in 1880s Arizona.
149. The Bounty Hunter (1954) Bounty hunter takes job that the Pinkertons can't solve. Saved by the woman he marries. Notable for an intermission in a 75 minute film.
150. The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) Survivor of the Dalton Gang shootout, Bill Doolin puts together his own gang, but can he survive the relentless pursuit of the U.S. Marshals?
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Once you go noir, you'll never go back
1. Fargo (1996)
2. Gilda (1946) #GlennFord
3. The Blue Dahlia (1946) #VeronicaLake
4. This Gun for Hire (1942) #AlanLadd
5. Memento (2000)
6. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
7. The Spiral Staircase (1946)
8. On Dangerous Ground (1951) #RobertRyan
9. Basic Instinct (1992)
10. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) #BurtLancaster
11. Phantom Lady (1944)
12. Born to Kill (1947) #ClaireTrevor
13. Dead Reckoning (1947) #Lizabeth Scott
14. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
15. Prisoners (2013)
16. Inherent Vice (2014)
17. Double Indemnity (1944) #FredMacMurray
18. Murder, My Sweet (1944) #DickPowell
19. Collateral (2004)
20. The Score (2001)
21. Road to Perdition (2002)
22. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
23. Drive (2011)
24. I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
25. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)
26. Mulholland Drive (2001)
27. Fallen Angel (1945) #DanaAndrews
28. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
29. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
30. The Lie (2018)
31. T-Men (1947)

Final block. T-Men is awful. GwtDT is awesome.
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morrison-dylan-fan wrote:Hi JD,I've enoyed following your Noir progress this month,how did you find Tourneur's Experiment to be?
Hi morrison, been missing you on the Noir challenge... Just remembered I saw one of your favorites from last year's edition, Molinaro's gritty, pulpy 'Des femmes disparaissent', I especially loved how he uses that house of inequities and sordid doings as a breathing, living character full of forbidden rooms, secretive doors, entrapping hallways and caveats and corridors... A tough little film, perhaps not as great as his other noirs of the period, certainly not as subtle or psychologically complex, but another proof of Molinaro as an unsung master of shadowy minds and worlds.

'Experiment Perilous' is a wonderful Gothic/Gaslight Noir, full of stormy passions, terrible secrets and murderous urges under a facade of false order. Atmospherically lit, directed with an uncanny attentiveness and sensibility by Tourneur - sometimes poetic and dreamlike others disturbingly nightmarish-, and with some extraordinary set pieces along the way (the first ten minutes on the train my favorite).
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Final post! Thanks for hosting Blocho. I liked your recommendations--all solid films which was nice seeing as how I did find a few real bad ones this month. I will say, there doesn't seem to be as wide a range from good to bad in noir as there was in horror.

104. Pushover (1954) 7/10 #BlochoRec
Coppers can't be trusted! Even the good ones have their price.

105. T-Men (1948) 6/10
This felt more like an old propaganda or newsreel film in many ways but it was an interesting enough story.

106. The October Man (1947) 7/10 #BlochoRec
This one had good characters and backstory. I felt for him having a head injury and wondering if his mind was playing tricks on him.

107. Cry Danger (1951) 6/10 #BlochoRec
Great mood and atmosphere, and even acting. I couldn't quite get into the story as much as some of the others but it was solid.

108. Brick (2006) 6/10
This one was strange, and even now thinking about it, I'm not sure if a 6 is too high a rating. It was an interesting idea to write a noir that takes place in high school, but there was something about it that just didn't land. The dialogue was too over-the-top, trying to sound too tough, yet not really capturing the old noir lingo or speed, and some of the acting was terrible.

109. The Long Memory (1953) 7/10 #BlochoRec
This one was sad, really sad. The guy is betrayed by someone he loves and goes to prison for 12 years. Very intriguing story and it was cool to see shots of London in the post-war era. I was just reading a story set in this time period and there was so much change in the city after much of it was leveled by bombs during the war, so it was cool to see those images at the same time.

110. The Cooler (2003) 7/10
I can't help it. I love William H. Macy. He's ugly as sin yet completely adorable. There's a love story that's great in this film, lots of bad men and crime, and the flashing lights of the Vegas strip. Definitely worth watching.

111. La Otra (1946) 7/10 #BlochoRec
I think this may have been my favorite of the Blocho recs and I'm not sure why, except I couldn't take my eyes of the lead actor. She was fabulous. You'd think I wouldn't have liked it with all the religious undertones but I was really drawn in by this character who is jealous of everything her sister has and will do the unthinkable to get it for herself. Oh no, I think I might have sister issues. I spent so much time avoiding daddy issues that I didn't see this coming. :lol:

112. Fargo (Season 4, Episodes 9-11)
Already talked about it in an earlier post but glad I got to see it finish up before the month was over. Perfect timing.
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Spoiler
1. My Name is Julia Ross (1945) - 7/10
2. Conflict (1945) - 7/10 #Humphrey Bogart
3. Leave Her to Heaven (1945) - 7/10
4. Night and the City (1950) - 6/10
5. The Big Combo (1955) - 6/10
6. Dangerous Passage (1944) - 4/10
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