Armored Car Robbery (1950) Classic Movie Review 181

Armored Car Robbery (1950)

Today’s movie is Armored Car Robbery (1950). This is nice short Film Noir with a really good criminal and pretty a decent Femme Fatale. The hero was a cop instead of a private eye. iMDB.com rates this film 7.0[1] while Rottentomatoes.com has it at a 63 percent audience score[2]. This…

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The Narrow Margin (1952) Classic Movie Review 157

Marie Windsor in The Narrow Margin (1952)

Today’s movie is The Narrow Margin (1952). This is a wonderful Film Noir. The majority of the movie was shot within the confines of a set the size of a train. The claustrophobic nature of the set is highlight by face to face meetings and blocked corridors by large humans.…

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Brute Force (1947) Classic Movie Review 93

Brute Force (1947)

Today’s movie is the film noir Brute Force (1947). It tells the tale of a group of prisoners that tell their story using a pin-up picture in their cell. It is noted that the inspiration and violence in this movie is in direct response to the Battle of Alcatraz, May…

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