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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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Noir Saturday: Destination Murder

Here’s tonight’s noir, Destination Murder. Laura Mansfield (Joyce Mackenzie) catches a glimpse of mob hit man Jackie Wales (Stanley Clements) after he shoots her businessman father. At the police station, Laura identifies Jackie as the murderer, but the policeman in … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: They Won’t Believe Me

Here’s tonight’s noir, They Won’t Believe Me. Although Larry Ballentine (Robert Young) is married to the wealthy Greta (Rita Johnson), he still sees other women on the side. While he is involved with Verna Carlson (Susan Hayward), they commit embezzlement … 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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