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Dames to Kill For: The Women of Film-Noir

by Owen Sound
Dames to Kill For: The Women of Film-Noir by Owen Sound
Joan Bennett Highway Dragnet (1954) The Reckless Moment (1949) Hollow Triumph (1948) Secret Beyond the Door… (1947) The Woman on the Beach (1947) Scarlet Street (1945) The Woman in the Window (1944) Joan Crawford Sudden Fear (1952) The Damned Don’t Cry (1950) Possessed (1947) Mildred Pierce (1945) Peggy Cummins Gun Crazy (1950) Linda Darnell Night Without Sleep (1952) The 13th Letter (1951) No Way Out (1950) Fallen Angel (1945) Gloria Grahame Naked Alibi (1954) Human Desire (1954) The Big Heat (1953) Sudden Fear (1952) Macao (1952) In a Lonely Place (1950) A Woman’s Secret (1949) Crossfire (1947) Coleen Gray The Killing (1956) Kansas… Read more

Joan Bennett
Highway Dragnet (1954)
The Reckless Moment (1949)
Hollow Triumph (1948)
Secret Beyond the Door… (1947)
The Woman on the Beach (1947)
Scarlet Street (1945)
The Woman in the Window (1944)

Joan Crawford
Sudden Fear (1952)
The Damned Don’t Cry (1950)
Possessed (1947)
Mildred Pierce (1945)

Peggy Cummins
Gun Crazy (1950)

Linda Darnell
Night Without Sleep (1952)
The 13th Letter (1951)
No Way Out (1950)
Fallen Angel (1945)

Gloria Grahame
Naked Alibi (1954)
Human Desire (1954)
The Big Heat (1953)
Sudden Fear (1952)
Macao (1952)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
A Woman’s Secret (1949)
Crossfire (1947)

Coleen Gray
The Killing (1956)
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
The Sleeping City (1950)
Nightmare Alley (1947)
Kiss of Death (1947)

Jane Greer
The Big Steal (1949)
Out of the Past (1947)
They Won’t Believe Me (1947)

Rita Hayworth
Affair in Trinidad (1952)
The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Gilda (1946)

Evelyn Keyes
Hell’s Half Acre (1954)
99 River Street (1953)
The Prowler (1951)
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)
Johnny O’Clock (1947)

Ida Lupino
While the City Sleeps (1956)
The Big Knife (1955)
Women’s Prison (1955)
Private Hell 36 (1954)
Beware, My Lovely (1952)
On Dangerous Ground (1952)
Woman in Hiding (1950)
Road House (1948)
The Man I Love (1947)
Moontide (1942)
High Sierra (1941)

Cathy O’Donnell
Detective Story (1951)
Side Street (1950)
They Live by Night (1948)

Ella Raines
Brute Force (1947)
The Web (1947)
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945)
Phantom Lady (1944)

Ann Savage
Detour (1945)
Apology for Murder (1945)

Lizabeth Scott
The Racket (1951)
Two of a Kind (1951)
Dark City (1950)
Too Late for Tears (1949)
Pitfall (1948)
I Walk Alone (1948)
Dead Reckoning (1947)
Desert Fury (1947)
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Barbara Stanwyck
Crime of Passion (1957)
Witness to Murder (1954)
Jeopardy (1953)
Clash by Night (1952)
No Man of Her Own (1950)
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950)
The Lady Gambles (1949)
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Double Indemnity (1944)

Gene Tierney
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
Night and the City (1950)
Whirlpool (1949)
Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Laura (1944)
The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

Audrey Totter
A Bullet for Joey (1955)
Man in the Dark (1953)
Under the Gun (1951)
Tension (1949)
The Set-Up (1949)
High Wall (1947)
The Unsuspected (1947)
Lady in the Lake (1947)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Bewitched (1945)

Claire Trevor
Hoodlum Empire (1952)
Key Largo (1948)
Raw Deal (1948)
Born to Kill (1947)
Crack-Up (1946)
Johnny Angel (1945)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Street of Chance (1942)

Helen Walker
The Big Combo (1955)
Call Northside 777 (1948)
Nightmare Alley (1947)

Marie Windsor
The Girl in Black Stockings (1957)
The Killing (1956)
Hell’s Half Acre (1954)
City That Never Sleeps (1953)
The Sniper (1952)
The Narrow Margin (1952)
Force of Evil (1948)

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