Scarlet Street (1945) [Film Noir] [Drama]

Scarlet Street is an American film noir directed by Fritz Lang and based on the French novel La Chienne (The Bitch) by Georges de La Fouchardière, that previously had been dramatized on stage by André Mouëzy-Éon, and cinematically as La Chienne (1931) by director Jean Renoir. The principal actors Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, and …

Phantom of Chinatown (1940) [Action] Crime] [Mystery]

In the middle of a pictorial lecture on his recent expedition to the Mongolian Desert, Dr. John Benton (Charles Miller) the famous explorer, drinks from the water bottle on his lecture table, collapses and dies. His last words “Eternal Fire” are the only clue Chinese detective Jimmy Wong (Keye Luke) and Captain Street (Grant Withers) …

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A man posing as a physician holds up the baggage-car crew and escapes with a $500,000 payroll while the train speeds through the Arizona night. , Paul Bruckner, a fake doctor leaves the train with his “patient” and the “patient’s wife”, who is really Bruckner’s wife Linda. Charlie Norman, an insurance investigator is put on …

Killer Dill (1947) [Comedy] [Crime]

“Killer Dill” is an American film directed by Lewis D. Collins. The movie is about the Door-to-door salesman Johnny Dill, an exact double of a notorious gangster, who finds himself struck between the forces of good and evil. — Directed by Lewis D. Collins, produced by Max M. King, written by Alan Friedman (story) and …

Daughter of Horror (1955) [Film Noir] [Horror] [Mystery]

“Daughter of Horror” (also known in a slightly altered version as “Dementia”) is an American film by John Parker, incorporating elements of the horror film, film noir and expressionist film. It was produced in 1953, but not released until 1955. A young woman awakens from a nightmare in a run down hotel. She leaves the …

Convict’s Code (1939) [Drama] [Crime]

Convict’s Code is a 1939 American film directed by Lambert Hillyer. The movie (also known as “Paroled to Exile”) is about a man, who’s framed and sent to prison for a crime he didn’t commit. When he is let out on limited parole, he sets out to clear his honor and find the real criminals. …