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The good folks at UCLA Film et Television Archive... have been restoring overlooked movies, and four of their efforts are freshly available on Blu-ray.

Three are noir films and one’s an unusual drama with a Frenchman’s view of America.

Produced independently by maverick European refugee Seymour Nebenzal for United Artists,

The Chase (1946) is a doozy of a postwar headache starring “Love That Bob” Cummings as a troubled, decorated, unemployed war vet who’s hired as a chauffeur by a suavely sadistic gangster (Steve Cochran).

It’s fair to wonder if the psychopath actually intends the chump to fall for his sultry trophy wife, played by Michele Morgan in long blonde locks and shimmery gowns.

An unfailingly wonderful Peter Lorre hangs around in world-weary cynical mode as a henchman.

He spends most of his time shrugging and yawning, so it means something when his boss’ moods make him wipe his brow.

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Angels' Flight as featured in the 1955 "Kiss Me Deadly"

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Siodmak (with megaphone) prepares to shoot scene [from "Crisscross..." ] while [Burt] Lancaster waits at the top of the stairs

Ralph (Meeker) in ["Kiss Me Deadly, } drives under this Tram and after parking his car walks up the stairs along side the famous Angels Flight, now sadly no more.

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Crime Was Weegee’s Oyster...

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Film Noir: Weegee Was His Name: Murder Was His Game...

[Pictured: Anthony Esposito, booked on suspicion Of killing a policeman...January 16, 1941
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Born Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
13 August 1899(1899-08-13)
Leytonstone, London, England
Died 29 April 1980 (aged 80)
Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States
Other name(s) Hitch
The Master of Suspense
Occupation Film director
Years active 1921–1976
Spouse(s) Alma Reville (1926–1980) (his death)
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"The Dark Corner" [1946]

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Manhunt boasted it was the world's best-selling crime fiction magazine, and was certainly the "gold standard" against which all other "tough" crime magazines of the period measured themselves.

[Volume #08-August 53' ]

Starting in January 1953 as a monthly digest, it flirted briefly (from March 1957 to May 1958) with a larger format to enhance newstand sales. The latter was not a success however and it soon reverted to digest size and dropped to bimonthly. In all it ran for almost 15 years and notched up a very respectable 114 issues.

From January 1953 to March 1956 the cover read Manhunt Detective Story Monthly, but the magazine was always called just Manhunt in the table of contents.

Huston's Jungle...[Pictured: A Screenshot From The 1949 Film "The Asphalt Jungle." Starring Haydn,Whitmore, Hagen, Jaffe...]The New York Times...Review "The Asphalt Jungle..."

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Lavinia King a backstreet attorney

This was completed for a challenge on Concept Art, and although I did a female character, I wanted to put her in a story in a ‘noir’ setting which is a genre in cinema I love. She’s a backstreet attorney caught up in something that’s ‘bigger than both of us kid !’  Looks like the only way out is to pay the ferryman…too !

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The Dark Corner is a 1946 black-and-white film noir directed by Henry Hathaway that starred Lucille Ball, Mark Stevens and Clifton Webb.[1]

Ex-con turned private investigator Bradford Galt (Mark Stevens) suspects someone is following him and maybe even trying to kill him. With the assistance of his secretary Kathleen (Lucille Ball), he dives deep into a mystery in search of answers. Galt turns the tables on the man following him (William Bendix), who claims to be a private eye named Foss, hired by Galt's sworn enemy, a corrupt lawyer named Tony Jardine.

In the meantime, Jardine has begun having an affair with the much-younger wife of Hardy Cathcart (Clifton Webb), a wealthy art-gallery owner.

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Judy Lewis (1935 - 2011) In her 1994 best seller, Uncommon Knowledge, Ms. Lewis reported that she was conceived in 1935 when Young and Gable were filming a Yukon adventure, The Call of the Wild. Gable was married to his second wife and Young was single at the time. Because she had a morals clause in her contract with 20th Century Fox, Young hid the pregnancy and birth, and 19 months later told the public she had adopted a daughter. When Young married Thomas Lewis in 1940, her daughter took...

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THE QUOTE[S] IS FROM The 1947 Film noir "Out Of The Past..."
[Pictured actress Gloria Swanson and actor William Holden in the classic 1950 film noir "Sunset Blvd..." ]
Famous Quotes:
Joe Gillis (William Holden)
You're Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big.

Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson)

I am big. It's the pictures that got small.

Joe Gillis (William Holden)

I knew there was something wrong with them.


Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson)

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces!

[pictured actor ROBERT MITCHUM IN "Out Of The Past"[1947]

This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1991.

Share this Humphrey Bogart read the script and, seeing the similarities between this and The Maltese Falcon, wanted to play Jeff. However, Warner Bros. didn't buy the material and RKO produced this movie.

After Humphrey Bogart refused the lead it was offered to John Garfield and then Dick Powell, both of whom turned it down. Robert Mitchum was fourth choice.

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Re-released in France in 1967 as 'Pendez-moi haut et court'.


Kathie Moffat: I didn't know what I was doing. I, I didn't know anything except how much I hated him. But I didn't take anything. I didn't, Jeff. Don't you believe me?

Jeff Bailey: Baby, I don't care.

Jeff Bailey: You can never help anything, can you? You're like a leaf that the wind blows from one gutter to another.

Kathie Moffat: Oh, Jeff, I don't want to die!

Jeff Bailey: Neither do I, baby, but if I have to I'm gonna die last.

Whit Sterling: My feelings? About ten years ago, I hid them somewhere and haven't been able to find them.

Jeff Bailey: How big a chump can you get to be? I was finding out.

Jeff Bailey: I never saw her in the daytime. We seemed to live by night. What was left of the day went away like a pack of cigarettes you smoked. I didn't know where she lived. I never followed her. All I ever had to go on was a place and time to see her again. I don't know what we were waiting for. Maybe we thought the world would end.

Jeff Bailey: You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.

Ann Miller: You do to keep it.

Ann Miller: She can't be all bad. No one is.

Jeff Bailey: Well, she comes the closest.


[HONORARY MEMBERS... Victoria Mature, is the daughter Of actor Victor Mature]

In the 1940s, Victor Mature appeared in several different types of films—comedy, adventure, drama, musical and suspense[ {Film noir ]—and became a very popular film idol with many adoring female fans.

Putting acting on hold, Mature joined the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. He continued to be to a in-demand leading man in the 1950s and appeared in several more epic films, making his last film in 1984.


[HONORARY MEMBERS...Sybil Jason, In Memory of Malcolm's dear friend and Honorary Member Sybil Jason. 1927-2011]

Sybil Jacobson, (23 November 1927 - 23 August 2011) was a motion-picture child actress who, in the late 1930s, was presented as a rival to Shirley Temple.[2]

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, she began playing the piano at age two and, a year later, began making public appearances doing impersonations of Maurice Chevalier. She was introduced to the theatre-going public of London by way of her uncle, Harry Jacobson, a then-popular London orchestra leader and also pianist to Gracie Fields. The apex of her career came with a concert performance with Frances Day at London's Palace Theatre. Jason's theatre work led to appearances on radio and phonograph records, and a supporting role in the film Barnacle Bill (1935).



Member Julie GARFIELD with her dad's wallet.

HONORARY MEMBERS: Julie Garfield...John's a member here at FNLH too!

Member Julie GARFIELD with her dad's [actor John Garfield]wallet.

According To Malcolm "My friend Julie Garfield daughter of the great John Garfield an admirer of Film Noir and this particular site."Thank you Julie for allowing this photograph of you.

Date of Birth: 10 January 1946, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Name: Julie Roberta Garfield
One of three children of the actor John Garfield and Roberta Seidman Garfield, Julie began acting in off-Broadway plays and has worked regularly in movies and television since 1969. She was 6 when her father died of heart problems.

[Pictured Actor John Garfield]...starred in "He Ran all the Way" with actress Shelley Winters...
...which was screened over there at Arthur Lyons' Film Noir Festival...Garfield's daughter Julie Garfield, was on hand to discuss her father's film career last month...Our Administrator Malcolm James, has communicated with actress Julie Garfield...and believe that's... great news!


John Garfield (March 4, 1913 – May 21, 1952) was an American actor. Garfield was especially adept at playing brooding, rebellious, working-class character roles. Garfield is acknowledged as the predecessor of such Method actors as Marlon Brando, James Dean, and Montgomery Clift. In order to read more about actor John Garfield life just follow the link...Actor John Garfield.

[Pictured: The photograph of actor John Garfield 's daughter Julie Garfield is@Copyrighted...Creative Commons License This photograph Is Courtesy Of John Garfield's Daughter Julie Garfield and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada License Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at MALCOLM JAMES' "FILM NOIR LIVES HERE..."

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Honorary members...actress Barbara Payton's biographer John O'Dowd  is a member here at FNLH...

Actress Barbara Payton... starred in "Trapped" with actor Lloyd Bridges and "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" with actor James Cagney.

Born Barbara Lee Redfield in Cloquet, Minnesota, she was the daughter of restaurateurs and raised in Odessa, Texas. In 1945 at the age of 17, she headed for Hollywood in search of a career in movies and was eventually placed under contract by Universal Studios where she appeared in several small parts.

She first gained notice in the 1949 film noir Trapped, co-starring Lloyd Bridges. After being screen-tested by James Cagney and his producer brother William, Payton starred with Cagney in Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye in 1950. She soon signed a contract with Cagney’s production company. Her brief stardom continued with significant roles in the western films Dallas (1950), co-starring Gary Cooper, and Only the Valiant (1951), with Gregory Peck.

Her career decline began with the 1951 horror film Bride of the Gorilla, co-starring Raymond Burr. Miss Payton's  biographer John O' Dowd is also a member here at Film Noir Lives Here

A Message from Barbara's son, John Lee Payton is included on his website too:Hollywood Starlet:Actress Barbara Payton...


...along with actors Lawrence Tierney nephew and Eddie Tierney's {Lawrence Tierney's Brother} Son Micheal Tierney.

[Pictured: Actor Lawrence Tierney]

...Actors Lawrence Tierney and Scott Brady's nephew and Eddie Tierney's Son Micheal Tierney is also a honorary member here at FNLH...too!

Lawrence Tierney (March 15, 1919 – February 26, 2002) was an American actor, known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and hardened criminals, which mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law.[1]

Commenting on the DVD release of a Tierney film in 2005, a New York Times critic observed, "The hulking Tierney was not so much an actor as a frightening force of nature."[2]


of "Reservoir Dogs," or strong-arming his way into a discussion after a showing of "Born to Kill" at the Egyptian. Even Tierney¿s manager admitted that at 75, he remained as irascible as he was a decade before when his drinking was at its peak. However, in a curious reversal of fortune, his reputation seemed to bring more work to him than repel it. Between 1995 and 1996 alone, he appeared in 10 projects, including in an episode of "The Simpsons" (Fox, 1989- ) in which he voiced a security guard who caught Bart shoplifting a video game. In typical fashion, Tierney terrorized the show¿s staff with threats and bizarre behavior, including refusing to say certain lines if he didn¿t understand the humor. Tierney¿s career ended on a high note, with an uncredited turn as Bruce Willis¿ father in the blockbuster "Armageddon" (1998). He made one last screen appearance in "Evicted" (2000), a low-budget drama starring and directed by his nephew, Michael Tierney. On Feb. 26, 2002, the 82-year-old Tierney finally found peace, dying in his sleep while residing at a Los Angeles area nursing home.lity in his seventh decade, Tierney remained one of Hollywood¿s most enduring tough guys simply by being himself.

Born in Brooklyn, NY on March 15, 1919, Lawrence Tierney was the son of a policeman, also named Lawrence Tierney, and his wife, Mary. Both of his brothers, Gerard and Edward, also became actors, with Gerard billing himself as Scott Brady and enjoying a lengthy career playing tough guys not unlike his brother, while Edward left the business after a string of minor roles to become a building contractor. Tierney was a star athlete at Brooklyn¿s Boys High School, and won a sports scholarship to Manhattan College. He quit the school after two years to work as a laborer on the New York Aqueduct, and bounced between various gigs before landing a job as a male model for the Sears Roebuck catalog. Stage work was then suggested to him, and he joined the Black Friars theatre group and the American-Irish Theatre. A scout for RKO saw one of his performances and signed him to a contract in 1943.

Broad-shouldered and brawny, with a cast iron jaw and a steely gaze, he loomed heavily in the background of several early films, including the Val Lewton-produced "Ghost Ship" (1943). A year later, his big break came with "Dillinger" (1944), a lean and vicious biopic of Depression Era gangster John Dillinger that was actually banned in several cities where the real Dillinger had committed crimes. Tierney¿s performance, which reeked of innate violence and ice water in his veins, cemented him as a cold-blooded heel, and he played variations on the role throughout his initial run at stardom.

He played Jesse James opposite Randolph Scott¿s heroic sheriff in "Badmen¿s Territory" (1946), and then shifted gears to play an ex-con turned war hero who tracked down a prison escapee in "San Quentin" (1946). Perhaps his most iconic roles during the period were in a pair of brutal low-budget noirs; in "The Devil Thumbs a Ride" (1947), he was a sadistic thug who hijacked an innocent motorist¿s car and commandeered it through a night of murder and mayhem, while in Robert Wise¿s "Born to Kill" (1947), he bulldozed his way into divorcee Claire Trevor¿s life, murdering anyone who stood in the way of him claiming her life savings. Both pictures later became cult favorites, which helped to turn Tierney into an iconic figure of down-and-dirty noir.

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America et film noir

American viewers were less perceptive of this emerging film style as WWII had brought forth a stream of war films which depicted the precariousness of life and the realities of a dark world.  But in war films their was a clear distinction between good and evil and there was an abundance of heroes, real and fictional.

In France there was no such transitional period. American films had been popular in France before the war but the German occupation in 1940 meant that American films would not be seen in France for nearly five years.  

By the time American films returned to France, audiences there took notice of this dark, shadowy style that was conveyed in many of the films the were seeing.  The French critics subsequently coined the term “film noir” to describe these films.

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Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American drama/thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten.

Written by Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, and Alma Reville, the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Story

for Gordon McDonell.

In 1991, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

[Pictured actor Joseph Cheshire Cotten (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) and...

[...actress Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress in Hitch-cock's "Shadow Of A Doubt."]


Double Indemnity 1944

Double Indemnity is a 1944 American film noir, directed by Billy Wilder, co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler, and produced by Buddy DeSylva and Joseph Sistrom. The screenplay was based on James M. Cain's 1943 novella of the same name, which originally appeared as an eight-part serial in Liberty magazine.

The film stars Fred MacMurray as an insurance salesman, Barbara Stanwyck as a provocative housewife who wishes her husband were dead, and Edward G. Robinson as a claims adjuster whose job is to find phoney claims. The term "double indemnity" refers to a clause in certain life insurance policies that doubles the payout in cases when death is caused by certain accidental means.

The Lady From Shanghai-

Starring actress Rita Hayward...

The Lady from Shanghai is a 1947 film noir directed by Orson Welles and starring Welles, his estranged wife Rita Hayworth and Everett Sloane. It is based on the novel If I Die Before I Wake by Sherwood King.


Leave Her To Heaven >When author Richard Harland is released from prison after serving a two-year sentence, he goes to Deer Lake, Maine, and is met by his attorney, Glen Robie. Glen sends Richard off in a waiting canoe to Richard's lodge, "Back of the Moon," then relates his story to a companion: A few years earlier, while Richard is working on a new novel, he accepts an invitation from Glen to vacation at his ranch in Jacinto, New Mexico. During the train ride, Richard is left breathless by the striking beauty of a woman who comments on his close resemblance to her late father.

Richard is then greeted at the station by Glen, who reveals that the beautiful woman, Ellen Berent, is also visiting the Robie family with her mother Margaret and adopted sister Ruth. During dinner, Ellen tells Richard that they have come to scatter her father's ashes at his favorite spot in the mountains, which he used to describe as "the front lawn of heaven." Richard follows the Berents when they depart in the morning and is fascinated by Ellen's demeanor as she scatters the ashes.


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with it beautiful graphics..."Escape in the Fog" (1945)...Starring Nina Foch, William Wright, and Otto Kruger.Cinema UCLA Film and Television Archives

Johnny O'Clock French et Belgium movie poster. Copyright @ by respective movie studios. Intended for personal use only and strictly forbidden to reproduce as printed posters.

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Pacific Cinémathèque

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock: The Complete Works for Television, Two French Rarities, and Nine Sensational Masterpieces

JULY 5, 7-8, 10, 12, 14, 20-21, 23,

26, 28-29

AUGUST 2-4, 9, 11

“Hitchcock was the first great movie director who knew
what to do with television: he used it to make himself
rich and famous.”



6:00 pm - Vinyl jazz by DJs Cam DalesScott W

7:00 pm - The Killers

9:05 pm -
Kiss of Death

Doomed romanticism, dark city streets, double-crossing dames, disillusioned anti-heroes, murderous hoodlums, cynical cops, hard-boiled dialogue, head-spinning Expressionist style — it’s time for The Cinematheque’s annual summer celebration of the giddy, gloomy, seductive glories of Film Noir!

One of Golden-Age Hollywood’s richest and most creative (and most pitiless and pessimistic) periods, Film Noir picks up the shiny rock of the mid-20th-century American Dream, turns it over, and finds underneath a grubby American nightmare: a sordid, sleazy, fatalistic world teaming with greed, crime, corruption, cruelty, and sexual betrayal.

Our 2016 Noir season includes nine vintage noir gems, five of which we’ve never screened before (Kiss of Death, Johnny O’Clock, Thieves’ Highway, The Reckless Moment, and Underworld U.S.A.), plus two sensational sidebars spotlighting the legacy of this most influential of American film styles. Abandon hope - but expect great entertaining cinema! — all ye who enter here.


The Lady Vanishes (1938)

A mysterious disappearance on a continental train journey is the backdrop to the perfectly executed comic thriller that paved Hitchcock’s way to Hollywood.

The Hitchcock Zone-

Stream-line,TCM et Criterion

William Wyler’s Wuthering Heights (’39)

To view Wuthering Heights click here. Following the success of Dead End (written about here) in 1937, director William Wyler headed over to Warner Bros. to direct Jezebel (1938), a romantic drama set in the antebellum South, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned Davis her […]

“He Don’t Believe in Anything” – Mr. Freedom

To view Mr. Freedom click here. There’s a scene in Arthur Miller’s American Clock, a lesser known and not very successful later work of his, where a father and son go to a government office during the Depression to try and get the son a work voucher since the father won’t let him live at […]

Taking Issue with A Boy and His Dog (1975)

A guest post provided by former TCM intern, Alexandra Greenway. To view A Boy and His Dog click here. A Boy and His Dog follows 18-year-old Vic (Don Johnson) and his telepathic dog, Blood (voiced by Tim McIntire), as they scavenge for women in the dystopian Wild West in the year 2024. The film is […]

A Roar, Not a Whimper: The Wind and the Lion (1975)

To view The Wind and the Lion click here. A stunning epic adventure that would have been a massive hit had it been released ten years earlier, The Wind and the Lion (1975) is one of those movies I always look forward to revisiting every few years. Its unusual, clear-eyed look at global relations and […]

The Swashbuckling Lover: Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)

To view Bardelys the Magnificent click here. By 1926 director King Vidor and star John Gilbert were one of MGM’s most bankable duos, thanks to the massive success of their WWI drama The Big Parade (1925). They were immediately thrust into the similarly high-minded period piece La Bohème (1926), and were cast in The Glory Diggers, about the construction of the Panama Canal. […]

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