The Dark Beauty of Film Noir in 50 Shots

An attempt to capture the visual brilliance of film noir in one place.

The Third Man
MURDER, MY SWEET (1944)

Director of Photography: Harry J. Wild | Director: Edward Dmytryk

11. Murder My Sweet

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PHANTOM LADY (1944)

Director of Photography: Elwood Bredell | Director: Robert Siodmak

12. Phantom Lady

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DETOUR (1945)

Director of Photography: Benjamin H. Kline | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

13. Detour

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LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN (1945)

Director of Photography: Leon Shamroy| Director: John M. Stahl

14. Leave Her to Heaven

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MILDRED PIERCE (1945)

Director of Photography: Ernest Haller | Director: Michael Curtiz

15. Mildred Pierce

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SCARLET STREET (1945)

Director of Photography: Milton R. Krasner | Director: Fritz Lang

16. Scarlet Street

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THE BIG SLEEP (1946)

Director of Photography: Sidney Hickox | Director: Howard Hawks

17. The Big Sleep

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DECOY (1946)

Director of Photography: L. William O’Connell | Director: Jack Bernhard

18. Decoy

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GILDA (1946)

Director of Photography: Rudolph Maté | Director: Charles Vidor

19. Gilda

Red Dots

THE KILLERS (1946)

Director of Photography: Elwood Bredell | Director: Robert Siodmak

20. The Killers

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