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Desperate (1947) was a Film Noir - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Anthony Mann and produced by Michael Kraike.

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Film Noir Review: Desperate (1947)

By Danilo Castro on Sep 27, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“Out of every seven guys who go to the chair, six go yelling, “I’m innocent!’” Desperate?(1947) is a prime example of what I?d like to call the ?partial noir.? These are films that, despite their accomplished casts and moody visuals, feel the need to soften up during t... Read full article


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By KC on Dec 6, 2015 From Classic Movies

Raymond Burr and William Challee in Desperate (1947)... Read full article


Day 12 of Noirvember: Anthony Mann’s Desperate (1947)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 12, 2015 From Shadows and Satin

It?s a typical noir storyline ? a regular Joe gets in dutch with the law, a gang of hoods, or both, and before you can say ?Bob?s your uncle,? he?s in over his head. Way over. That?s the basic premise of Desperate (1947), starring Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, and Raymond Burr. But in the hands of Anth... Read full article


Day 24 of Noirvember: Anthony Mann and Desperate

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 24, 2014 From Shadows and Satin

It?s a typical noir storyline ? a regular Joe gets in dutch with the law, a gang of hoods, or both, and before you can say ?Bob?s your uncle,? he?s in over his head. Way over. That?s the basic premise of Desperate (1947), starring Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, and Raymond Burr. But in the hands of Anth... Read full article


Desperate Housewives of Film Noir

By Caftan Woman on Feb 12, 2012 From Caftan Woman

Caftan Woman's number one movie rule: "All film noir are crime drama, but not all crime drama are film noir." The French have a word for it. Not only does "noir" perfectly evoke the fatalistic driven plots and dense cinematography of Hollywood crime pictures of the World War 2 and post-War er... Read full article


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