Category: Film Noir

March 3, 2019 / Film Noir

A detective’s search for a carnival mind reader’s missing sister is complicated by a string of mysterious murders.

February 27, 2019 / Film Noir

The wife of an alcoholic writer must take a job as a taxi driver to make ends meet. A young man she picks up as a fare befriends her, but when her husband is found murdered, the police suspect she and her new “friend” committed the murder.

February 20, 2019 / Film Noir
February 13, 2019 / Film Noir
February 5, 2019 / Film Noir

Three men gun down Solly Pitts, ‘rebel’ against the racket-ridden Longshoremen’s Union. Before dying, Pitts tells his wife ‘Cockeye’ Cook was one of the killers…but won’t repeat it to the police, nor will anyone else help them. It seems it’s a dockyard tradition to handle private battles without help. Bill Keating, new to the D.A.’s office, is just naive enough to think he can make a case against Cook; but his efforts seem to be leading only to further violence…

January 28, 2019 / Film Noir
January 21, 2019 / Film Noir

On Chicago’s South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.

January 20, 2019 / Film Noir

A young girl from the ghetto gets involved with some criminals. Driving while drunk, she knocks down and kills a policeman. She runs away with two GI’s who are also on the run and they start a crime wave.