Links and other resources to supplement my discussion of the 7 films in the Noir series I’m showing at DEAR in the fall of 2021.

Maltise Falcon (1941)
  • What Makes a film noir? Huge graphic from the British Film Institute that provides a great checklist for assessing a film’s noir level. I’ll likely borrow from this from time to time during the series.
  • Bonhams listing for the TCM-sponsored auction of the Falcon prop in 2013
Laura (1944)
Out of the Past (1947)
  • Roger Ebert Review of Out of the Past from 2004 in his list of 300+ Great Movies
  • Roger Ebert review of 200 Cigarettes, which cites Out of the Past as the model for stylish smoking and contains the Ebert quote from the lecture.
  • Great dialog lines culled from the final shooting script

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