I’ve decided that what this town—
I received an e-mail the other day from the Film Noir Foundation trumpeting the tenth anniversary of the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, which gets underway beginning May 13 at the Camelot Theatre in
Kirk Douglas has filmed an introduction to one of the festival’s films, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), and other movies to be shown include The Glass Wall (1953), 711 Ocean Drive (1950) and Cry of the City (1948). Two noir novelties, Pitfall (1948) and the ultra-rare (and recently found) New York Confidential (1955) promise to be the highlights of the celebration that runs till May 16th. (I haven’t seen Confidential but I have glimpsed Pitfall—in fact, it’s currently gathering dust somewhere in my father’s storage facility…I need to liberate it one of these days.)
The entire skinny on the festival can be found here. Wish I could be there!