Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Noirsville Black History Month - Noir Short of Month

Fallen Angels / Perfect Crimes is an American neo-noir anthology television series that ran from August 1, 1993 to November 19, 1995 on the Showtime pay cable station and was produced by Propaganda Films. No first-run episodes were shown in 1994.

The series was executive produced by Sydney Pollack and produced by Steve Golin and others. The theme song was written by Elmer Bernstein and the original music was written by Peter Bernstein.

Each episode is based on a story by a noted hardboiled crime writer, including Raymond Chandler, Jim Thompson, Cornell Woolrich, James Ellroy, Evan Hunter, Mickey Spillane, Dashiell Hammett and Walter Mosley. The whole series needs a Blu-ray. 

Season 2 Episode 7 - air date Nov 12, 1995

Directed by Jim McBride Writing Credits Richard Wesley (teleplay) based on  Walter Mosley's Fearless Jones series. Music by Peter Bernstein.

Giancarlo Esposito as Paris Minton, Bill Nunn as Fearless Jones and Cynda Williams as Deletha. 


Fearless part 1

Fearless part 2

Fearless part 3

Black History Month Noir

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Noirsville Clip of the Week

A clip from the Greek Noir "Lola" (1964) of a Troumba, Piraeus cabaret performance of Carol Riva (aka Carole Von Ryva, Carolle Riva, Cara Rive, Cecile Burdette, Carla Jasper and maybe more). 

Riva was a French stripper and model from the early 60s doing a cool sort of reverse striptease routine to a jazz tune by Stavros Xarhakos.

Noirsville Gif of the Week

"el" Train Coenties Slip "S" Curve, maybe?


Monday, January 29, 2024

Noirsville Noir Images of the Week

Chicago - Stanley Kubrick

Ike and Tina Turner, early 1960s - George Nelson Collection

Fruit Vendor - Unknown


3rd Ave el - Unknown


Iris Posner

Dawn Richard 

Tempest Storm


Memory Lane Prints 


Elliott Erwitt

Bettie Page - Unknown

Irving Klaw and Bettie Page - Paula Klaw

Tempest Storm and her Boob Measurer - How Noir of Him

St. Francis Theatre Feb 1951 - Unknown

Jane Mansfield




How Noir of her? - Unknown

Egyptian Trolley - Frank Horvat


Fred Stein

Bettie Page - Unknown

Walker Evans


Marcel Bovis

Monica Lewis showing off her vinyl.


Camera Club Girls? How Noir of Them?

Marcel Bovis Place Falguière. 1936-37. Paris



Jackie Miller - Camera Club Girl?