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
THE NARROW MARGIN (1952)

Director of Photography: George E. Diskant | Director: Richard Fleischer

41. The Narrow Margin

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THE BIG HEAT (1953)

Director of Photography: Charles Lang | Director: Fritz Lang

42. The Big Heat

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THE BLUE GARDENIA (1953)

Director of Photography: Nicholas Musuraca | Director: Fritz Lang

43. Blue Gardenia

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THE HITCH-HIKER (1953)

Director of Photography: Nicholas Musuraca | Director: Ida Lupino

44. The Hitch-Hiker

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THE BIG COMBO (1955)

Director of Photography: John Alton | Director: Joseph H. Lewis

45. Big Combo

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KISS ME DEADLY (1955)

Director of Photography: Ernest Laszlo | Director: Robert Aldrich

46. Kiss Me Deadly

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THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (1955)

Director of Photography: Stanley Cortez | Director: Charles Laughton

47. Night of the Hunter

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THE KILLING (1956)

Director of Photography: Lucien Ballard | Director: Stanley Kubrick

48. The Killing

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THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS (1957)

Director of Photography: James Wong Howe | Director: Alexander Mackendrick

49. Sweet Smell of Success

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TOUCH OF EVIL (1958)

Director of Photography: Russell Metty | Director: Orson Welles

50. Touch of Evil