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1940s Film Noir – The Blue Dahlia

If you’ve never had the pleasure of watching The Blue Dahlia (1946), here’s your chance to see pure film noir in all of it’s black and white glory. It will be shown on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday May 15th at 8:00 pm (eastern). From the mighty pen of Raymond Chandler, Alan Ladd stars as a war veteran framed for the murder of his own wife. Veronica Lake plays the requisite fe... Read More »

Vintage Video (1940s)

Now in the rotation of film from the 1940s, (that you’ll see on the left side of this page) are: Cab Calloway singing about that funny ‘Reefer Man”, the trailer from The Ghost And Mrs. Muir, Drum Boogie with Barbara Stanwyck singing, and Gene Krupa on drums (priceless!), A 1940s automobile commercial, a couple of fashion clips, the Nicholas Brothers dance routine, Veronica Lake w... Read More »