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YouTube Noir: Noirvember Day 11: The Big Combo (1955)

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Nov 11, 2020

If I’ve said it once on this blog, I’ve said it 10 times – I’m a HUGE Richard Conte fan. I don’t care if he’s filing his nails, doing his taxes, or working a crossword puzzle, if he’s doing it on my screen, I’m there. And I’m especially there for today’s YouTube noir: The Big Combo read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 12, 2017

On Sunday, February 13th, 1955 The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. Directed by the master-of-style Joseph H. Lewis, photography by near-legendary-cinematographer John Alton, written by Philip Yordan (read further on Yordan from The Film Noir Foundation), music by David Raksin and read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 12, 2017

On Sunday, February 13th, 1955 The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. Directed by the master-of-style Joseph H. Lewis, photography by near-legendary-cinematographer John Alton, written by Philip Yordan (read further on Yordan from The Film Noir Foundation), music by David Raksin and read more

The Big Combo (1955)

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Aug 12, 2016

The Big Combo (1955) On August 12, 2016August 12, 2016 By CarolIn Uncategorized I love film noir. I’m borderline obsessed with it. So when I found out that The Midnite Drive-In was hosting a film noir blogathon, I got all excited! So I chose to write a read more

The Big Combo (1955)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jan 24, 2016

The Big Combo Directed by Joseph L. Lewis Written by Philip Yordan 1955/USA Security Pictures/Theodora Pictures Repeat viewing/Amazon Prime     As far as I am concerned, this is up there with Out of the Past in epitomizing all that is film noir. Mr. Brown (Richard Conte) runs a crime sy read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955?

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2015

First as to date, I should begin by saying that on Sunday, February 13th, 1955, The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. But, that is incorrect. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has the Los Angeles release date as March 23, 1955.[1] The New York opening was on March 25 read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955?

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2015

First as to date, I should begin by saying that on Sunday, February 13th, 1955, The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. But, that is incorrect. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has the Los Angeles release date as March 23, 1955.[1] The New York opening was on March 25 read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955?

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2015

First as to date, I should begin by saying that on Sunday, February 13th, 1955, The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. But, that is incorrect. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has the Los Angeles release date as March 23, 1955.[1] The New York opening was on March 25 read more

The Big Combo (1955)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 4, 2014

There is so much to the plot of The Big Combo, but the irony is that the story is not altogether extraordinary. Instead highlights include David Raksin’s (Laura) jazzy score infused with brass which is somewhat unusual for the genre. Cinematographer John Alton also helped in making this film v read more

The Big Combo (1955)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 4, 2014

There is so much to the plot of The Big Combo, but the irony is that the story is not altogether extraordinary. Instead, highlights include David Raksin’s (Laura) jazzy score infused with brass which is somewhat unusual for the genre. Cinematographer John Alton also helped in making this film read more

The CMBA “Fabulous Films of the ’50s” Blogathon: The Big Combo (1955)

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on May 21, 2014

How do I love The Big Combo? Let me count the ways. Richard Conte. The sexy, jazzy score. The great screenplay by Philip Yordan. The righteous, passionate, intense detective played by Cornel Wilde and his obsession for the character portrayed by his real-life wife, Jean Wallace. The fact that I know read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955 (4)

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2014

On Sunday, February 13th, 1955 The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. Directed by the master-of-style Joseph H. Lewis, photography by near-legendary-cinematographer John Alton, written by Philip Yordan (read further on Yordan from The Film Noir Foundation), music by David Raksin and read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955 (3)

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2014

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The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2014

Classic Film Aficionados On Sunday, February 13th, 1955 The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. Directed by the master-of-style Joseph H. Lewis, photography by near-legendary-cinematographer John Alton, written by Philip Yordan (read further on Yordan from The Film Noir Foundation), read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2014

On Sunday, February 13th, 1955 The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. Directed by the master-of-style Joseph H. Lewis, photography by near-legendary-cinematographer John Alton, written by Philip Yordan (read further on Yordan from The Film Noir Foundation), music by David Raksin and read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2014

Classic Film Aficionados On Sunday, February 13th, 1955 The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. Directed by the master-of-style Joseph H. Lewis, photography by near-legendary-cinematographer John Alton, written by Philip Yordan (read further on Yordan from The Film Noir Foundation), read more

The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Feb 13, 2014

On Sunday, February 13th, 1955 The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. Directed by the master-of-style Joseph H. Lewis, photography by near-legendary-cinematographer John Alton, written by Philip Yordan (read further on Yordan from The Film Noir Foundation), music by David Raksin and read more

The Big Combo(1955).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Jul 13, 2010

The Big Combo (1955). Director: Joseph H. Lewis. Photographed by cinematographer John Alton with music by David Raksin. This violent film ,tells of tormented Police Lt. Leonard Diamond (Cornel Wilde), who wants to bring down gangster Mr. Brown (Richard Conte). He's also obsessed with Brown's girlfr read more