August 1946: Black Angel















What’s this then?

I wasn’t prepared for the segue into film noir was going to be this abrupt. Of the films after the war ended, virtually all the movies have been noir.

This is another one, and it’s weird. I did see the twist coming a mile away, but there’s just so much strange little details here all over the place, like when June Vincent goes to spy on slash seduce Peter Lorre…

And all those weird little cinematographic ticks.

It’s really quite something.

Black Angel. Roy William Neill. 1946.

Popular movies in August 1946 according to IMDB:

Poster Votes Rating Movie
76181 8.0 Notorious
65991 8.0 The Big Sleep
2343 7.9 The Time of Their Lives
14566 7.9 The Killers
1875 7.0 Black Angel
358 6.6 Spook Busters
217 6.4 Step by Step
306 6.1 Holiday in Mexico

This blog post is part of the Decade series.

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