Integrative Arts 10

Film Noir


The v motif was picked up again by thickish brows rising outward from twin creases above a hooked nose, and his pale brown hair grew down-from high flat temples-in a point on his forehead. He looked rather pleasantly like a blonde satan. He said to Effie Perrine: "Yes, sweetheart?"

-from the Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett


Read an Article on the Hollywood Studio 'B' Film


Links to Noir Related Web Sites

Check this site for a great synopsis on the style of Film Noir

Martin's Film Noir Page at U of Pitt

No Place for a Woman: The Family in Film Noir

10 Shades of Noir: An Overview of Stars and Films

 


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