Tag Archives: Alan Ladd

Sinister Cinema: Juggling The Glass Key and Red Harvest

Today Evan Lewis in his digging through digital archives pulls up some interesting news articles from 1941, covering the birth of a film version of Hammett’s Red Harvest. Hollywood had decided not to do a new version of The Glass … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Xmas Noir

Got a note from the Jersey Noir photog Mark Krajnak — he appreciated my comparison of his cover for the new Race Williams omnibus to Alan Ladd, somehow summoning that sort of evocative iconography. That’s what happens with art, if you … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Race Williams Roscoes Again!

One thing among others I can be thankful for is that a book can still knock me out purely as a physical item. Not every book that comes through my hands. Not all the time — not nearly enough of the … Continue reading

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