Vince Keenan's Blog – February 2008 Archive (2)

Noir City Northwest 2, Day 2

Funny thing about noir. It even works in the daytime. Saturday afternoon’s films were a double-double shot, honoring both the lovely Joan Leslie and Ida Lupino, who in many respects is the first lady of the genre. (Check out that career.) I’d seen both movies before, but watching them in tandem brought new aspects to light.… Continue

Added by Vince Keenan on February 17, 2008 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Noir City Northwest 2, Day One

Night one of Noir City was a tribute to a man not credited on either movie on the bill, the blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.



The Prowler is a film rich with secret history, not only because of Trumbo’s involvement and that of John Huston as a shadow producer, but because it essentially disappeared for decades. Only a single…
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Added by Vince Keenan on February 17, 2008 at 6:37pm — No Comments

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