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Classic Film Noir (1940-1958)

by Juha-Matti Tauriainen
Classic film noirs ranging from Boris Ingster’s Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) to the first neo-noir excluded, Tirez sur le pianiste (1960) by François Truffaut. Noirs both from United States and outside included. United States: Robert Aldrich Lewis Allen John Brahm Curtis Bernhardt William Castle John Cromwell Michael Curtiz Jules Dassin William Dieterle Edward Dmytryk Gordon Douglas John Farrow Felix E. Feist Richard Fleischer Samuel Fuller Tay Garnett Edmund Goulding Henry Hathaway Howard Hawks Stuart Heisler Alfred Hitchcock John Huston Boris Ingster Phil Karlson Stanley Kubrick Fritz Lang Charles Laughton Joseph H. Lewis Anatole… Read more

Classic film noirs ranging from Boris Ingster’s Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) to the first neo-noir excluded, Tirez sur le pianiste (1960) by François Truffaut. Noirs both from United States and outside included.

United States:

Robert Aldrich
Lewis Allen
John Brahm
Curtis Bernhardt
William Castle
John Cromwell
Michael Curtiz
Jules Dassin
William Dieterle
Edward Dmytryk
Gordon Douglas
John Farrow
Felix E. Feist
Richard Fleischer
Samuel Fuller
Tay Garnett
Edmund Goulding
Henry Hathaway
Howard Hawks
Stuart Heisler
Alfred Hitchcock
John Huston
Boris Ingster
Phil Karlson
Stanley Kubrick
Fritz Lang
Charles Laughton
Joseph H. Lewis
Anatole Litvak
Joseph Losey
Ida Lupino
Alexander Mackendrick
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Anthony Mann
Rudolph Maté
Jean Negulesco
Irving Pichel
Abraham Polonsky
Otto Preminger
Nicholas Ray
Mark Robson
Russell Rouse
Maxwell Shane
Don Siegel
Robert Siodmak
Vincent Sherman
John Sturges
Ted Tetzlaff
André De Toth
Jacques Tourneur
Frank Tuttle
Edgar G. Ulmer
Raoul Walsh
Orson Welles
Charles Vidor
Billy Wilder
Robert Wise

International:
Henri-Georges Clouzot (French)
Louis Malle (French)
Jean-Pierre Melville (French)
Carol Reed (Brit)
Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger (Brits)

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