San Francisco Public Library

Noir archive, 9-film collection, Volume 2, 1954-1956

Label
Noir archive, 9-film collection, Volume 2, 1954-1956
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Main title
Noir archive
Medium
videorecording
Runtime
907
Sub title
9-film collection
Summary
A man finds his life heading in the wrong direction after meeting a beautiful woman; the German government tries to trick a criminal suspect into returning to the scene of his crimes; several escaped convicts hide with a suburban family to escape a police manhunt; a maid tries to blackmail her master into loving her when she discovers he killed his wife; a condemned man on death row recalls the events of his life; four veterans and a cabaret singer attempt to rob a casino; a Navy veteran becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers; a man trying to become a prizefighter becomes drawn into mob activity; two rival gangs battle for control of an area
Table Of Contents
Bait (1954) / directed by Hugo Haas -- The crooked web / directed by Nathan Juran -- The night holds terror / directed by Andrew Stone -- Footsteps in the fog / directed by Arthur Lubin -- Cell 2455, death row / directed by Fred F. Sears -- 5 against the house / directed by Phil Karlson -- New Orleans uncensored / directed by William Castle -- Spin a dark web / directed by Vernon Sewell -- Rumble on the docks / directed by Fred F. Sears
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
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9-film collectionNine-film collection
Classification
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