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book: The Black Angel (1943) by Cornell Woolrich

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Nov 27, 2018

This novel’s 1946 movie adaptation,┬áThe BLACK ANGEL dir Roy William Neill, is one of my favorite B-noirs; it offers what’s arguably Dan Duryea’s finest hour, and on top of that you have June Vincent, Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford, Constance Dowling and Marion Martin. The story i read more

Roy William Neill's "Black Angel"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Feb 11, 2016

Mavis is about to be murdered. It's a shame that Roy William Neill never got to direct an "A" film during his tenure at Universal Pictures in the 1940s. I'd rate him as the studio's best low-budget director. His films typically had atmosphere and visual flair to spare. He is best remembered for Fra read more

Black Angel (1946) with Dan Duryea

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Feb 19, 2015

Share This! Duryea! …that fascinating tough-guy of “Scarlet Street”! If one was to toss out the name Roy William Neill most would shrug and rightfully claim ignorance of the man in question. A smaller subset would know Neill as the director of most all of the Universal Sherlock Hol read more

Black Angel (1946)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jan 28, 2015

Black Angel Directed by Roy William Neill Written by Roy Chanslor from a novel by Cornell Woolrich 1946/USA Universal Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental   This solid little noir was the last film made by Sherlock Holmes series director Neill before his death. ┬áThe otherwise sterling cast read more

Black Angel (1980, Roger Christian)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on May 22, 2014

Until the finale, which features a risible fight sequence, Black Angel at least looks and sounds good. The story is atrocious, but the production values make it tolerable. Based on that fight sequence, the short concerns a clumsy, vain and mostly incompetent knight–Tony Vogel in a terrible pe read more

Classic Films in Focus: BLACK ANGEL (1946)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Nov 3, 2012

Based on a novel by Cornell Woolrich, Black Angel (1946) is a minor film noir from the classic period that merits attention more for its cast than its convoluted plot. Woolrich's work produced some interesting source material for movies, notably The Leopard Man (1943), Rear Window (1954), and The Br read more

Classic Films in Focus: BLACK ANGEL (1946)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Nov 3, 2012

Based on a novel by Cornell Woolrich, Black Angel (1946) is a minor film noir from the classic period that merits attention more for its cast than its convoluted plot. Woolrich's work produced some interesting source material for movies, notably The Leopard Man (1943), Rear Window (1954), and The Br read more

Classic Films in Focus: BLACK ANGEL (1946)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Nov 3, 2012

Based on a novel by Cornell Woolrich, Black Angel (1946) is a minor film noir from the classic period that merits attention more for its cast than its convoluted plot. Woolrich's work produced some interesting source material for movies, notably The Leopard Man (1943), Rear Window (1954), and The Br read more