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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 … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Thin Man

Here’s tonight’s flick, The Thin Man. The story of a retired detective who, while spending much of his time managing his wife’s considerable fortune and consuming quantities of alcohol, is asked to follow the trail of a missing inventor. Although … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: The Night Holds Terror

Here’s tonight’s flick, The Night Holds Terror. Three hitchhikers hold a factory worker (Jack Kelly) and his family for ransom after they determine his father is very wealthy. Check it out tonight @ 11PM CST on TCM or tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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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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