Noir Saturday: Pepe Le Moko

Here’s tonight’s noir. Yes it’s French; get some culture, ya mooks! Pépé le Moko (Jean Gabin), one of France’s most wanted criminals, hides out in the Casbah section of Algiers. He knows police will be waiting for him if he tries to leave the city. When Pépé meets Gaby Gould (Mireille Balin), a gorgeous woman from Paris who is lost in the Casbah, he falls for her. She also reminds him of all the things he loves about Paris. Even as Pépé knows he is being trailed by Inspector Slimane (Lucas Gridoux), he considers a future with Gaby.

Check it out tonight @ 11PM CST or 9AM CST on TMC. Check out the trailer below. Enjoy.

Check it out tonight @ 11PM CST on TCM or tomorrow morning @ 9AM CST on TCM.

F. M. Laster

“Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.”
― Niccolò Machiavelli

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