Category: Film Noir

May 26, 2018 / Film Noir

Jan “Hunky” Horak is a hard-of-hearing railroad dispatcher who lives in a poor neighborhood by the railroad tracks and is seduced by Betty, who is after his money. After they marry, Betty and her lover Steve Kowalski scheme to murder him.

May 16, 2018 / Film Noir

George McAllister, the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry, who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval, a job as Barry’s nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.

May 7, 2018 / Film Noir

In this crime drama, several people gather at an inn adjacent to a prison where a man is scheduled to be executed at midnight. Just as the clock is about to strike twelve, a man comes in and confesses the crime. He is arrested. The rest of the guests, who have come to retrieve the original inmate’s loot from a safety deposit box, now try to get their hands upon the loot. Treachery and mayhem ensue. 

April 21, 2018 / Film Noir

In this crime programer, Arsene Lupin is an expert jewel thief from France who, while aboard a train, notices that Stacie, a beautiful woman from England, is travelling with a large and valuable emerald. Lupin steals the gem, but he becomes so infatuated with Stacie that he reroutes himself to Great Britain in order to return it to her. However, while in the process of doing so, he discovers that her cousin Bessie is planning to murder Stacie in order to claim her inheritance.

April 18, 2018 / Film Noir

In this thriller, a man committed to an asylum for choking a woman with a scarf breaks out to prove his innocence. The trouble is, he doesn’t realize that he is innocent until he meets a woman wearing a scarf like the one he supposedly used to commit the crime.

April 14, 2018 / Film Noir

The real-life deportation of gangster Lucky Luciano was the inspiration for this romanticized and slightly crackbrained crime drama. Jeff Chandler plays the Luciano counterpart, who once he arrives in Italy renews his criminal activities.

April 12, 2018 / Film Noir

In this low-budget crime drama a runaway girl joins a gang of jewel thieves and finds herself leading an exciting luxurious life until her older sister shows up during a caper and gets her and the rest of the gang in trouble.

April 6, 2018 / Film Noir

Music teacher Christine Radcliffe thought her love Karel Novak died in the war. When he miraculously returns, she realizes she loves him more than ever and insists they marry. However, a wealthy composer, Hollenius with whom she had become involved after learning her real love had supposedly died, refuses to let her go and at her wedding reception offers Karel the chance to solo his new cello concerto and a chance at success… but is he planning to ruin Karel’s music career and their marriage?