Tag Archives: Fritz Lang

Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Clash by Night

RKO’s Clash By Night, Marilyn Monroe’s thirteenth film, opens with a dramatic soundtrack as waves crash against coastal rocks, director Fritz Lang’s metaphor for the sexual tension to follow. Worldly but weary Mae Doyle (Barbara Stanwyck) returns home to a … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Favorite Actors of Noir

Noir Nook: Favorite Actors of Noir In my Noir Nook a couple of months ago, I shined the spotlight on one of my favorite noir bad boys – Walter Neff in Double Indemnity (1944). Inspired by this rare departure from … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Peter Lorre

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Peter Lorre, born June 26 in 1904! When I think of Peter Lorre two things come to mind: those big, buggy eyes and that sneery, nasally voice. I guess it makes sense that … Continue reading

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