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Noir Night: Raw Deal (1948)

Raw Deal is an early Anthony Mann film, one of several he made with famed cinematographer John Alton at the camera. The film stars Dennis O’Keefe as Joe Sullivan, a jailed gangster who believes that his upcoming, engineered jailbreak is on the … Continue reading

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Hard, Fast and Beautiful (1951): Film Review

The concept of the stage mother is one which has enjoyed great on-screen success, especially during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Scheming stage mothers provide juicy roles for actresses of a certain age; they can dramatically push, wheedle, and threaten their progeny … Continue reading

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