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April 2014 Blog Posts (5)

2014 Schedule

2014 Schedule

Thursday, May 8, 2014 through Sunday, May 11, 2014

Thursday, May 8 - 7:30 PM 

The Window (1949) RKO, 73 minutes.

The screen adaptation of Cornell Woolrich’s  “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” is one of Hollywood’s classic suspense films. Ten-year old Bobby Driscoll is a chronic fibber except after he witnesses a murder and is unable to convince his parents (Barbara Hale and Arthur Kennedy)…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 30, 2014 at 7:41pm — No Comments

Remembering Marvin Paige, by Alan K. Rode

The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival suffered a grievous loss with the death of co-producer Marvin Paige last November.

Marvin became associated with the festival at its inception when he arranged for Anne Jeffreys and Gloria Stuart to be special guests back in 2001. He…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 28, 2014 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Shakespeare's 450th Birthday

Watching Welles' 1948 film of Macbeth to commemorate the Bard's 450th birthday... it's on YouTube... not the greatest copy, but it is what it is.

It is also not a great film... shot under time and financial constraints for a traditionally low-budget studio, the almost B-movie aspects are obvious.  Hmmmm... sound familiar? Much of that can be said of most of the films we now call classic noir.

After watching this, I may dig out my copy of Polanski's Macbeth as…

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Added by Bill Walthall on April 23, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival Announces Complete 2014 Schedule.

The complete screening schedule for the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, California on May 8-11 is now available online at www.arthutlyonsfilmfestival.org.



“This year’s lineup of…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Stars Are Coming Out for the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Festival.

The 2014 Edition of the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival opens its 15th year at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs on May 8th.  Producer and Host Alan K. Rode announced that film…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 3, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments

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