Tag Archives: noiralley

Noir Saturday: Possed

Here’s tonight’s flick, Possessed with Joan Crawford. After collapsing, disoriented, in a Los Angeles diner, Louise (Joan Crawford) recounts the events of her life to a psychiatrist. While working as a nurse for the wife of wealthy Dean Graham (Raymond … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noir Saturday: Act of Violence

Here’s tonight’s noir, Act of Violence. A former prisoner of war, Frank Enley (Van Heflin) is hailed as a hero in his California town. However, Frank actually aided his Nazi captors, and he closely guards this secret. Frank’s shameful past … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noir Saturday: Touch of Evil

Thank you for being back and here’s tonight’s flick, Touch of Evil. When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas (Charlton Heston) begins his investigation, along with American police … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noir Saturday: Killer’s Kiss

Davey Gordon (Jamie Smith), a New York City boxer aging out of his profession, meets dancer Gloria Price (Irene Kane), and they begin a romance. However, their budding relationship is interrupted by Gloria’s violent boss, Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), who … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Noir Saturday: Native Son

Here’s tonight’s noir, Native Son. One of the most controversial novels of its day, Richard Wright’s Native Son (first published in 1940) exposed the injustices of urban African-American life, witnessed through the eyes of Bigger Thomas, whose violent tendencies and … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noir Saturday: The Killer that Stalked New York

In New York, Sheila Bennet (Evelyn Keyes) and her spouse, Matt Krane (Charles Korvin), are trying to unload a trove of rare jewels they smuggled into America from Cuba, but the police are hot on the couple’s trail. Meanwhile, government … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Noir Saturday: The Killers

Here’s tonight’s noir, The Killers. Two hitmen kill an ex-getaway driver, then hunt for the money he purportedly stole in a previous robbery. They probe their victim’s past, seeking clues on the robbery that should have made them rich. Check … Continue reading

Posted in Noir Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment