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The Big Steal 1949 NOIR AmazingShadowS em 2019

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The Big Steal - 1949

The Big Sleep Old Movie Posters, Classic Movie Posters, Movie Poster Art, Classic


Kirk Douglas steals every scene he's in in this classic film noir. Robert Mitchum Movies

None of Jane's subsequent films are in the "Out of the Past" league, but she did get to team up with Mitchum again in "The Big Steal," and got to play a ...

Jacques Tourneur) “Zzjjane, do you know what ahm-pahs-eeve mean?” [director Jacques Tourneur] asked the actress.” “No 'big eyes'. No expressive. In the ...

As the soldier who learns about life, suffers the horrors or war and falls in love with a French girl, Gilbert proved he was more that a smoldering glance.

The Night Has Eyes - 1942

Notorious movie poster in Best Film-Noir Movies Vieux Films, Classic Movie Posters,

Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in Dark Passage (Delmer Daves, 1947) Lauren Bacall

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Mitchum had great chemistry with another HH/RKO Jane, that being Ms. Russell. Jane Russell matched Mitchum in toughness and cynicism (and beauty), ...

Olivier's 1939 Heathcliff was a powerful depiction of obsession fueled by passion. His George Hurstwood in “Carrie,” also has a passionate obsession, ...

Noir City 17 film schedule (that's Barbara Payton and Lloyd Bridges)

Detour (1945) cost $117,000 to make when the biggest Hollywood studios spent around $600,000

The seminal film noir "Out of the Past," starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas, opened on this date (Nov in Photo of Mitchum and Greer ...

Jeanne Moreau and Raymond Pellegrin, Jusqu'au Dernier, French noir from 1957

The Big Sleep 1946 "She tried to sit in his lap while he was standing

What happens when you plunk a cool, icy Brit down in the middle of the steamy tropics? Do you really have to ask? Why, illicit sex, mayhem and usually ...

Jane Greer, Robert Mitchum; production still from Jacques Tourneur's Out of the Past (

97 years ago America entered the war raging in Europe, Mata Hari was arrested, the Russian Revolution took place, US suffragettes battled on for the right ...

Jean is so cute. Why can't I love you?

“These Amazing Shadows” on PBS: Preserving the Treasures of Cinema

One last note: please don't try to make too much sense of this!

Holiday Affair (1949) - Of course, what birthday would it be without a healthy dose of my favorite big barrel-chested lug, Robert Mitchum.

She is now compared to the great icons of American mystery/crime fiction and one contemporary writer of the genre has proclaimed that Hughes "puts Chandler ...

Announcement: Fay Wray and Robert Riskin, The Blogathon

In one of history's greatest ironies, the world's most evil man shared a distinctive mustache with a cinematic symbol of compassion, humor and humanity.

The Big Sleep introduces one of the finest crime detectives in literary history, Philip Marlowe.

Stars Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper and Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson on the set of 'The A-Team' which is filming in Vancouver, BC Canada.

Following Writer

Alma Rubens is remembered not for her successful (but short) time as a movie star, but for the drug addiction that cut her career and her life short.

... the love I have for Keaton, closely followed by the great Harold Lloyd. However, when it comes to finding 2 fellows to pal around with, nobody beats ...

During the and Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark locations and shot in ...

The Roaring Twenties: The Biggest Shot of Them All

This is on show as part of 'Starring Vivien Leigh' at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle

Citizen Kane Jedediah Leland / Screening Room Reporter

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Reginald Denny helps Mr. Blandings build that dream house

It was hard to pick which Mel Brooks movie to write about for this blogathon: Young Frankenstein? Blazing Saddles? Even a more obscure favorite of mine, ...

He was a great star in the 1920s who, with the advent of sound, crashed and burned and sunk steadily into despair and ruin.

Roz Russell knocks it out of the park in "His Girl Friday" in all ways - suits, hats, and smarts!

Frank Faylen Picture

The verdict: a mild Thumbs Down for me.

True, the ties of buddy-dom are pushed to the limit, but the bonds of friendship formed in ...

Pointing the gun at her brother, she later relents and dies in his arms: "I am you and you are me."

I've given Ann a whirl in 4 films: Holiday (1930), Prestige (1932), The Animal Kingdom (1932) and When Ladies Meet (1933). If any one word describes Ann ...

I have a beautiful new book on my coffee table!

Frank Crawley will not get the girl - ever

Superhero Posters Get A Film Noir Makeover

Diana Wynyard is lovely but seems to be missing the more fragile and naive quality that Bergman brought to the part. Ms. Bergman actually spent time ...

conflict at accepting such a personal gift is my favorite scene in the film.

True Confessions: Why I Cheated on Cary Grant with Gilbert Roland. This is my entry in ...

... to show her comedy skills in 1923's "The Extra Girl," as as she unknowingly leads a lion around the studio, thinking she has the studio dog on a leash.

When "Singin' in the Rain" was released in 1952, silent films had been a thing of the past for only 24 years or so. Probably more than half of those in the ...

Like the fictional Lina Lamont of “Singin' in the Rain,” the real-life Mae Murray was “a shimmering, glowing star in the cinema firmament.

Yours, Mine and Ours (1968) - My health in the past year hasn't been the greatest. But films like Yours, Mine and Ours always put life in perspective.

Jean-Pierre Aumont standing behind Diana Ross in a scene from Mahogany (1975)


Film noir. The dark and mysterious films of the 1940s and '50s .

Joseph Cotten Picture

"The Patsy" is the other Davies silent film that has remained well-known and popular. And for good reason!

This, of course, did not please the reticent Miss Garbo, who refused to commit. She would eventually leave him at the alter.

Nancy Nash & Earle Foxe in UPSTREAM (1927)

Struck by Cupid's arrow and bound for life

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in such iconic films noir as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, ...

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I saved the best for last, because this film was a total revelation for me. I was lucky to be able to see a newly restored version on the big screen with ...

Born to be Gatsby

with John Dall in Gun Crazy

Murmurs of appreciation of her beauty and talent continued throughout the film. So, in silents, big great big, unequivocal thumbs up for Marion Davies' ...


In training day Denzel shows his masculinity as being a hardcore cop trying to stop the selling of drugs.

With unrestricted access to the Chaplin archives, TASCHEN presents the ultimate book on the making of every one of his films.

In "Dragonwyck," Price again gets to torment beautiful Gene Tierney. As the master of the foreboding estate, Dragonwyck, Price's Nicholas presides over his ...

Behind the Screen

With a favorite co-star, Jane Russell

James Cagney: I Know I Shouldn't Love You, But.

Lizabeth Scott and Dan Duryea as Jane Palmer and Danny Fuller in "Too Late for

Charlie & Edna share a smooch in "Behind the Screen"

Grace Kelly in "Rear Window" - her business was fashion, so a big "do."

I'm a modern movie goer who is a fan of film of all eras. I love the earliest to the latest, as long as it suits my fancy.

Douglas Fairbanks as Robin Hood: A Renaissance of Joy

In 1925, Latin lover Ramon Navarro seemed to have it all. Coming off a starring role in the epic Ben Hur, he was poised to take a place at the top of ...

Clarine Seymour and Robert Harron in "True Heart Susie"

I just watched Carol Reed's sublime 1949 noir The Third Man again, and it gets better every time. Joseph Cotton plays Holly Martins, an Am.

It wasn't so bad when movies were largely filmed in New York. At least the stage and the movies could share the young beauties (even if it meant they were a ...

Clara's fiancees: Rex Bell, Gilbert Roland, Victor Fleming and Harry Richman

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