Tag Archives: filmnoir

Film Noir: Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Early treatment of the double-crossed thug back for blood genre later made famous in films like Point Blank and Le Samourai. KC Confidential is a great representation of the Film Noir craft– check it out.

Watch:

http://archive.org/details/KansasCityConfidential720p

Film Noir: D.O.A. (1950)

Dead man walking leads cops on a chase through San Francisco as he tries desperately to catch his own killer. Long considered one the finest film noir offerings.

Watch: http://archive.org/details/doa_ipod

Film Noir: Beat The Devil (1953)

Film still image of Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollo...

Film still image of Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida and Humphrey Bogart (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Campy noir features John Huston direction and a great cast. Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Robert Morley and Peter Lorre carry-off the subtle humor in this crime thriller parody while convincing us that it is a film noir. Well done and quite enjoyable.

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http://archive.org/details/Beat_the_Devil_DVD

Film Noir: The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)

Movie poster for th public domain film "T...

public domain film “The Man Who Cheated Himself”

When a cop goes rogue it looks like he is in the clear after he gets assigned to investigate the case. Not so fast. See why in this thriller that features the city of San Francisco as a main attraction.

Watch: http://archive.org/details/TheManWhoCheated