A man pretending to be a doctor holds up a train and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The insurance company puts its best investigator, Charlie Norman, on the case to work. A pretty nifty film noir.
A man falls to his death from the balcony of his penthouse apartment. Two reporters (Ginger Rogers and Lyle Talbot) fight over the “scoop” and uncover the sinister murder plot.
A piano player, Al (Neal), sets off hitchhiking his way to California to be with his girl. Along the way, a stranger in a convertible gives him a ride. While driving, Al stops to put the top up during a rainstorm. He discovers that the owner of the car has died in his sleep…
This film noir is about a man who is supposed to be wrongfully executed and the reporters investigating the case.
Steve McQueen plays a college dropout hired to be the getaway driver in a bank robbery. It’s based on a real 1953 case.
This cowboy drama from Hungarian director De Toth was the first of several films based on the stories of Western author Luke Short. De Toth’s first Western is often compared to films noir movies released around the same time. The film stars Veronica Lake who was married to director De Toth from 1944 to 1952.