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Touch of Evil is a 1958 American FILM NOlR written and directed by Orson Welles, who also stars in the film. The screenplay was loosely based on the contemporary Whit Masterson novel Badge of Evil (1956). The cast included Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Marlene Dietrich, Zsa Zsa Gabor and Mercedes MCcambridge.   Initially dismissed by film critics, Touch of Evil is now widely regarded as one of Welles's best motion pictures and one of the best classic-era films...
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Topics: Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff,, Marlene Dietrich, Zsa...
Born to Kill is a 1947 American FILM NOlR starring Lawrence Tierney, Claire Trevor and Walter Slezak, with Elisha Cook Jr., Phillip Terry, and Audrey Long in supporting roles. Directed by Robert Wise for RKO Pictures, the feature was the first FILM NOlR production by Wise, whose later films in the genre include The Set-Up (1949) and The Captive City (1952).   You can find out more about this movie from Wikipedia and read an article from FILM NOlR of the Week .  
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Topics: Film Noir, Robert Wise, Lawrence Tierney, Claire Trevor, Walter Slezak, Full Movie
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  Cry Danger is a 1951 FILM NOlR thriller film, starring Dick Powell and Rhonda Fleming, William Conrad and Jean Porter. The film was directed by Robert Parrish, a former child star and later editor in his debut as a director.   You can find out more about this movie from Wikipedia . There is also a good review of the movie here from the movie blog D for Doom .    
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Topics: Robert Parrish, Dick Powell, Rhonda Fleming, William Conrad, Jean Porter, Film Noir, Full Movie
Film Noir
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Rififi is a 1955 French FILM NOlR heist film directed by American blacklisted filmmaker Jules Dassin. The centerpiece of the film is an intricate half-hour heist scene depicting the crime in detail, shot in near silence, without dialogue or music. The fictional burglary has been mimicked by criminals in actual crimes around the world. The film earned Dassin the award for Best Director at the 1955 Cannes Film Festival. Rififi is still highly acclaimed by modern film critics as one of the...
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Topics: Jules Dassin, Film Noir, Full Movie
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On Dangerous Ground is a 1951 FILM NOlR directed by Nicholas Ray, produced by John Houseman, and starring Ida Lupino and Robert Ryan. The screenplay was written by A. I. Bezzerides based on the 1945 novel Mad with Much Heart, by Gerald Butler.   You can find out more about this movie from Wikipedia . A detailed article from online blog Film Noir Board may still be available.  
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Topics: Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Film Noir, Full Movie
Violent Saturday is a 1955 American FILM NOlR crime film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Victor Mature, Richard Egan and Stephen McNally. In supporting roles are Virginia Leith, Sylvia Sidney and Ernest Borgnine. Violent Saturday was filmed in color on location in Bisbee, Arizona.   You can find out more about this movie from Wikipedia and read an article from F ILM NOlR of the Week . A detailed article from online blog D for Doom  may still be available.  
Topics: Richard Fleischer, Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Film Noir, Full Movie
Out of the Past is a 1947 FILM NOlR directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Rhonda Fleming and Kirk Douglas. The film was adapted by Daniel Mainwaring (using the pseudonym Geoffrey Homes) from his 1946 novel Build My Gallows High (also written as Homes),   Out of the Past is a quintessential example of film noir due to its complex, fatalistic storyline, dark cinematography, and classic femme fatale. In 1991, Out of the Past was added to the United States National...
Topics: Jacques Tourneur, Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Jane Greer, Rhonda Fleming, Film Noir, Full Movie