Category Archives: Noir Saturdays

Noir Saturday: Tomorrow Is Another Day

Here’s tonight’s noir, Suspense. After the mysterious Joe Morgan (Barry Sullivan) starts working for ice skating magnate Frank Leonard, Joe suggests improvements to the skating show that stars Leonard’s wife, Roberta (Belita). Due to these ideas, Leonard promotes Morgan to … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Fear

Here’s tonight’s noir, Fear. Fear is a 1946 low-budget film noir directed by Alfred Zeisler. The film is considered a loose adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘s 1866 novel Crime and Punishment. A broke medical student who’s in desperate need of tuition money sells everything he owns to … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Macao

Here’s tonight’s noir, Macao. On a boat from Hong Kong, a trio of outsiders — entertainer Julie Benson (Jane Russell), disgraced American serviceman Nick Cochran (Robert Mitchum) and tourist Lawrence C. Trumble (William Bendix) — becomes involved with Vincent Halloran … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Bodyguard

Mike Carter (Tierney) is forced to resign from the Los Angeles Police Department after breaking some rules and he ends up becoming a bodyguard to wealthy Eugenia Dyson (Elisabeth Risdon). Before long, Carter has been accused of murder and is … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Sign of the Ram

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Sign of the Ram. The personality of Leah St. Aubyn (Susan Peters), a wealthy English poet who uses a wheelchair, has become increasingly volatile and domineering. Despite her marriage to Mallory (Alexander Knox), Leah begins flirting … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Lady From Shanghai

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Lady From Shanghai with the gorgeous Rita Hayworth! A seaman becomes involved in a complex murder plot when he is hired to work on a yacht. He soon finds himself implicated in the murder, despite his … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Underworld USA

Underworld U.S.A. (also known as Underworld USA) is a 1961 American neo-noir crime film produced, written and directed by Samuel Fuller. It tells the story of a fourteen-year-old boy who goes to enormous lengths to get revenge against the mobsters who beat … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Murder By Contract

  Got a good one for tonight, Murder By Contract. Vince Edwards plays Claude, a disaffected man who, in search of money, decides to become a contract killer. After successfully killing targets in a barbershop and a hospital, as well as his … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Underworld Story

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Underworld Story.  Tabloid journalist Mike Reese (Dan Duryea) is fired from his job when a story he runs is blamed for a gangland assassination on the steps of City Hall. With his credibility on the wane … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Cornered

Here’s tonight’s noir, Cornered. During World War II, Laurence Gerard (Dick Powell) of the Royal Canadian Air Force was taken captive by the enemy, but now that the fighting is over he has begun a quest for vengeance. Laurence’s wife … Continue reading

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