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« #75 : March 18, 2006, 10:37:22 PM »

The kid looks like Jerry Mathers in that Desperate Hours advert.

I remember seeing as a kid a Noir where the Noir Hero is a bad guy turned good at the end and the the film does take place around Christmas, but the Hero gets shot in a snowstorm and he dies outside on a set of stairs, I really remember liking it, but don't remember anything else about it though I did see it in a theater and it was B&W so it had to be late 50's early 60's. If it rings any bells give me a shout.

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« #76 : March 19, 2006, 06:18:36 AM »

I will try and find it out for you, don't worry.  :)


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« #77 : March 19, 2006, 07:32:44 AM »

The hero sort of looked like Victor Mature, I'll have a go at the IMDb when I get a chance.


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« #78 : March 19, 2006, 08:30:58 AM »

The kid looks like Jerry Mathers in that Desperate Hours advert.

I remember seeing as a kid a Noir where the Noir Hero is a bad guy turned good at the end and the the film does take place around Christmas, but the Hero gets shot in a snowstorm and he dies outside on a set of stairs, I really remember liking it, but don't remember anything else about it though I did see it in a theater and it was B&W so it had to be late 50's early 60's. If it rings any bells give me a shout.

Sounds like Kiss Of Death.....w/ begins at Christmastime....w/ Victor Mature.........although a voiceover, by Collen Gray as the love interest, at the end, seems to indicate that he survives getting shot.
Of note is Richard Widmark's sensational screen debut as the twisted Tommy Udo.


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« #79 : March 19, 2006, 08:55:16 AM »

I think you may be right Angel. I have that as part of my fox noir collection. Of course it could also be The Roaring Twenties with Jimmy Cagney in which he dies on the snowy steps of a church.


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« #80 : March 19, 2006, 01:44:17 PM »

Its niether, it was the second half of a double bill, but I have "Kiss of Death" (no Snow) , and I know "The Roaring Twenties" (I think its a downpour rather than a snowstorm) very well, so its not them. The guy dies on snow covered stairs stairs in a snowstorm with a Christmas carol playing.


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« #81 : March 19, 2006, 02:56:06 PM »

The Public Enemy has the rain but this is still an interesting conundrem.  ;D


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« #82 : March 19, 2006, 05:22:07 PM »

Whilst on the search for Joe's MIA noir  ;D I bought these next three pieces of noir history.







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« #83 : March 19, 2006, 09:31:39 PM »

It could have been more of a gangster flick just don't remember.

Anyway mentioning the "Roaring Twenties" when you watch the film be on the lookout for a chase sequence where the vehicles go by a dead ringer for Edward Hoppers "Nighthawks At The Diner" pretty cool.

Hopper and Sloan are my fav artists from the "ashcan" school that compliment that whole 30's ,40's, 50's Noir look.


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« #84 : March 20, 2006, 06:16:12 PM »

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« #85 : March 20, 2006, 11:33:39 PM »

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« #86 : March 21, 2006, 11:20:43 PM »

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« #87 : March 23, 2006, 05:50:01 AM »

Latest news about the third volume Film Noir release from WB taken from the HTF

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WB’s Film Noir Volume #3 will include:

Border Incident (1949)
His Kind of Woman (1951)
Lady in the Lake (1947)
On Dangerous Ground (1952)
The Racket (1951)

Five solid selections and Border Incident would be the “surprise” MGM selection.

American Cinematheque is reporting:

Legendary tough guys and femme fatales collide in The Film Noir Classic Colleciton Volume Three, debuting Summer 2006 from Warner Home Video. The Collection includes five classics, all new to DVD and all digitally remastered: Border Incident, His Kind of Woman, Lady in the Lake, On Dangerous Ground and The Racket.


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« #88 : March 23, 2006, 06:29:20 AM »

LA did you happen to catch "Dark City" sort of a sifi Noir, with a lot of cool noirish sets, it wasn't bad at all. And had Jennifer Connelly.


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« #89 : March 23, 2006, 06:51:52 AM »

I haven't caught it fully yet just clips. It looks really good.


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