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7 awesome Film Noir movie stills

We love classic Hollywood film noir.  We love the attitude, the silvery images, the betrayal, the sweeping music, the fatalism, the flawed human characters, the hard-boiled detective, the femme fatale, the mysterious reasons for treason, the doomed romance, the murder and betrayal, the twists, the dark lighting and all else we forgot. Below 7 awesome movie still from 7 awesome film noirs.

1. Laura 1944

Laura [1944]   directed by Otto Preminger. Dana Andrews puts the spotlight on Gene Tierney during the interrogation scene of the film noir, ‘Laura’. [imdb]

2. The night of the Hunter 1955

The night of the hunter 1955 directed by Charles Laughton. An awesome lit Robert Mitchum as Harry Powell sneeking down the stairs in this awesome film noir. [imdb]

3. In a lonely place 1950

In a Lonely place 1950 directed by Nicholas Ray.  Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame drive through the dark night. [imdb]

4. The Maltese Falcon 1941

The Maltese Falcon 1941 directed by John Huston [photo by Mack Elliott]  Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade on the look for the maltese Falcon. [imdb]

5. Scarlet Street 1945

Scarlet Street 1945 directed by Fritz Lang. Femme fatale Joan Bennett under a street light in the dark night for the film Scarlet street. [imdb]

6. The Big Combo 1955

The Big Combo 1955 directed by Joseph H. Lewis.  Richard Conte and Jean Wallace look into the misty night from a barn. [imdb]

7. Double Indemnity 1944

Double indemnity 1944 directed by Billy Wilder.  Femme fatele Barbara Stanwyck seduces Insurance agent Fred MacMurray in the great film noir double Indemnity. [imdb]


4 comments on “7 awesome Film Noir movie stills

  1. ishootgood
    April 26, 2012

    Nice post, good inspiration =)

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  4. noitesdemrjohn
    September 28, 2016

    Reblogged this on joaopaulocaladoblog.

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