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Noir Saturday:Born To Kill

Here’s tonight’s noir, Born to Kill Drifter Sam Wilde (Lawrence Tierney) murders a Reno, Nev., boardinghouse owner and her boyfriend in a fit of jealousy. Tenant Helen Brent (Claire Trevor) discovers the bodies, but instead of reporting the crime, she … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Witness to Murder

Here’s tonight’s noir. From her window, Cheryl Draper (Barbara Stanwyck) sees a neighbor, Albert Richter (George Sanders), murder a young woman. When Cheryl goes to the police, they cannot find any evidence because Richter has hidden the body. Cheryl persists … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Glass Key

Here’s tonight’s noir with the beautiful Veronica Lake. In this slick updating of Dashiell Hammet’s crime novel, political boss Paul Madvig (Brian Donlevy) falls for reform politician Ralph Henry’s attractive daughter Janet (Veronica Lake), despite the caution of his best … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Here’s tonight’s noir. A 1945 thriller directed by Robert Siodmak and produced by Joan Harrison (who scripted several Hitchcock features during the 40s and produced his 50s TV show). A small-town bachelor (George Sanders) dominated by his two sisters plans … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Tomorrow Is Another Day

Here’s tonight’s noir, Tomorrow is Another Day. Tomorrow Is Another Day is a 1951 crime drama film noir directed by Felix E. Feist and starring Ruth Roman and Steve Cochran. An ex-convict who thinks he killed a man goes into hiding with a … Continue reading

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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: Nightfall

Here’s tonight’s noir, Nightfall. In rural Wyoming, James Vanning (Aldo Ray) aids stranded motorists John (Brian Keith) and Red (Rudy Bond). But after James finds out that the men just pulled off a huge bank heist, they try to kill … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The 7th Victim

Here’s tonight’s noir, The 7th Victim. After young Mary Gibson (Kim Hunter) discovers that her older sister Jacqueline (Jean Brooks) has disappeared, she leaves her boarding school and heads to New York City to track down her sibling. Arriving at … 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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