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Dark City (1950) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by William Dieterle and produced by Hal B. Wallis.

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A New Edition of the Seminal Noir Classic, Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir

By The Lady Eve on Sep 13, 2021 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Eddie Muller's Original Noir Bible in an Updated and Expanded Edition Eddie MullerBefore he was film noir's czar and long before he was a TCM host, Eddie Muller made a decision to take a leap and, as mythologist Joseph Campbell would've put it, follow his bliss. Muller had been a writer with a 16-ye... Read full article


on Apr 22, 2020 From Caftan Woman

Dark City, 1950 opens with Charlton Heston leaving a store with a boxed gift in hand. The sign on the shop window reads "Remember her at Easter." Aha, we have another movie to add to our Easter/Passover Heston perennials, The Ten Commandments, 1956 and Ben-Hur, 1959. Danny Haley (Charlton Heston) i... Read full article

Film Noir Review: Dark City (1950)

By Danilo Castro on Mar 30, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“Guys like you seldom get arrested. You get killed first.” Dark City?is a devious example of intermingled?genres. It’s?upfront?in its blend of horror and noir, an agenda that’s hinted at within the film?s?opening sequence.?Danny Haley (Charlton Heston) confidently walks down ... Read full article

The Once Over Twice: Dark City

By Barry P. on Sep 7, 2015 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1998) Directed by Alex Proyas; Written by Alex Proyas, Lem Dobbs and David Goyer; Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Richard O’Brien and Ian Richardson; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating: **** “The original idea came from me wanti... Read full article

DARK CITY (1950)

By Mark on Jul 15, 2009 From Where Danger Lives

Charlton Heston makes his big screen splash in Dark City, a rather ambiguously titled film noir from Paramount. Heston’s familiar screen persona is firmly in place in his first studio picture; he comes over almost as fully-fledged as Moses or Ben Hur. He plays Danny Haley, who marched off to w... Read full article

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Danny Haley: Playing cards with you two is like washing your feet with your socks on.

Fran Garland: Why didn't you answer the phone?
Danny Haley: There was nobody I wanted to talk to.

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Also directed by William Dieterle

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Also released in 1950

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