Category: Film Noir

March 15, 2018 / Film Noir

In this convoluted thriller, an unlucky wanderer falls for a woman whom he meets on the beach. She begs the drifter to murder her husband. The man refuses, but when the husband learns that he has been cuckolded, he fakes his own death in an attempt to frame his wife.

WATCH MOVIE The Come On (1956)

March 4, 2018 / Film Noir

A drifter claims the money in an old bank account. Soon he finds himself the target of two men who turn out to be the sons of the man’s old partner, who is now in prison because of a conflict with him over the money in that account.

WATCH MOVIE The Mark of the Whistler (1944)

March 4, 2018 / Film Noir

This film is set in a small, isolated Canadian village. The community’s new doctor is the recipient of several poison pen letters accusing him of a clandestine affair with the wife of the town’s established medico. After a thirteenth letter arrives, the young doctor attempts to solve the mystery himself.

WATCH MOVIE The 13th Letter (1951)

December 20, 2017 / Film Noir

During a London reunion of a World War II RAF unit, an American pilot gets into a fight with one of his buddies, who is drunk and belligerent. The next day the pilot wakes up in a strange hotel room with blood on his suit, and can’t remember how he got there. Then he discovers that the friend he fought with the night before has been murdered, and he is a prime suspect.

WATCH MOVIE The Lost Hours (1952) AKA The Big Frame

December 18, 2017 / Film Noir

Ed Beaumont is the personal friend, advisor and bodyguard to Paul Madvig, the political boss of a large city. When a mysterious murder is committed—the son of a Madvig political opponent—Madvig’s enemies try to pin the crime on him because he is waging a clean-up campaign they oppose. Ed risks his life and his reputation to find the killer and clear his friend.

WATCH MOVIE The Glass Key (1935)

December 17, 2017 / Film Noir

A highly respected Irish cop is pleased when his son follows him onto the force. Unfortunately, the son is more interested in rewards than in upholding the law. When he shoots a child caught stealing, the others frame him and he is sent to prison where his attitude becomes even worse than before.

WATCH MOVIE Sergeant Madden (1939)

December 10, 2017 / Film Noir

A Chicago gang led by scar-cheeked Slade carries out an audacious brokerage robbery. Lieut. Bill Mason takes the case, continuing his friendly-enemy relationship with crime reporter Ann Rogers. One gang member is caught; eventually, others follow. But Mason hasn’t a clue to Slade, principally because he’s unaware she’s a woman.

WATCH MOVIE Lady Scarface (1941)

December 10, 2017 / Film Noir

Young Johnny Rocco is disturbed after seeing his gangster father Tony involved in a murder. The gang, fearing young Johnny might tip the police, decide to silence both him and his father. Frightened, Johnny seeks help from schoolteacher Miss Mayfield and gets some help from Father Regan and police detective Garron before his father has a final showdown with the gang.

WATCH MOVIE Johnny Rocco (1958)