Tag: William Keighley

A Film Noir Trio: House of Bamboo (1955), Street with No Name (1948), and Cry Vengeance (1954)

A Film Noir Trio: House of Bamboo (1955), Street with No Name (1948), and Cry Vengeance (1954)

January 22, 2016 | By

Reviews of 3 unique film noirs: Sam Fuller’s House of Bamboo (Twilight Time), William Keighley’s The Street with No Name (Fox), and Mark Stevens’ Cry Vengeance (Olive Films).

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DVD: Street with No Name, The (1948)

DVD: Street with No Name, The (1948)

January 22, 2016 | By

Not unlike House of Strangers (1949), The Street with No Name is a fellow noir that’s perhaps been overshadowed by its bigger, and in this case, crazier colour CinemaScope remake, Sam Fuller’s House of Bamboo (1955), but Harry Kleiner’s story and William Keighley’s direction managed to form a near-perfect 1948 thriller that’s more true crime than noir…

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