Tag Archives: David Goodis

Frisco Beat: The Pickwick

I hope everyone is surfing frequently over to ReelSF off my Fellow Ops links — the mysterious CitySleuth is knocking out new descriptions of sites from movies, especially noir movies, all the time, featuring great then and now shots. Of special interest … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Manchette

Finally. More Jean-Patrick Manchette makes the leap into English-language print. After nine years. Powers-That-Be, come on, speed it up. In March 2002 City Lights Noir created a shockwave among noir cognoscenti with Donald Nicholson-Smith’s riveting translation of Three to Kill, Manchette’s 1976 thriller … Continue reading

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News: September 2009

EVERY SUNDAY IN SEPTEMBER Like it says on the Tour Page, you’ve got a Hammett tour every Sunday this month. Just show up, clutching the equivalent of a tenspot. Put some air in your gumshoes. Walk the walk. SEAN McCOURT … Continue reading

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News: August 2008

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER No extra tours set for this month, but just hang on for a few weeks and you’ll find a walk every Sunday in September. Meanwhile, Vince Emery is getting on with the completely revised and updated … Continue reading

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