Film Noir Resources

Noir Resources

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					Foundation Video Archives

Video Archives

Our Video Archives feature an expanding catalog of noir-related video, ranging from exclusive interviews, to festival guest appearances, to short films inspired by film noir.

FEATURED

After a screening of Violent Saturday (1955) at the 2021 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, Producer Mark Fleischer praised an enthused Palm Springs audience and spoke with host Alan K. Rode about the legacies of his father, director Richard Fleischer and grandfather, pioneer animator Max Fleischer. WATCH

ASK EDDIE

Did you know that The Film Noir Foundation has livestreams each month on our Facebook page in which Eddie Muller answers questions submitted by our eĀ­mail subscribers? ASK EDDIE's next broadcast will be in May. All previous broadcasts are available on our YouTube channel.

Bob Dyland on noir

AUDIO STREAM

The one and only Bob Dylan speaks in this audio clip about noir and one of noir's darkest literary inspirations, Cornell Wolrich. (2.5mins, mp3 format) »PLAY

 

Robert Mitchum poetryl

AUDIO STREAM

Listen to a fabulous BBC Radio program exploring a little-known facet of noir icon Robert Mitchum — his poetry. This 30-minute program features an amazing array of interviews, including producer Stanley Rubin and FNF president Eddie Muller, as well as some astounding archival recordings of Mitchum himself. »PLAY (RealAudio)

Farley Granger interviewed by Eddie Muller AUDIO STREAM

On stage with Eddie Muller at the opening night of the January 2006 NOIR CITY, following a sold-out showing of Strangers on a Train, Farley Granger talks about working with Hitchcock in this excerpt from the interview. (RealAudio)
»PLAY "IT'S ONLY A MOVIE."

The Unusual Suspects

The Unusual Suspects

Can you help the Film Noir Foundation track down 35mm prints or elements from this "Most Wanted" list of missing noir films?

What is Noir?

The vivid co-mingling of lost innocence, doomed romanticism, hard-edged What is Noir? cynicism, desperate desire, and shadowy sexuality unleashed in those immediate post-war years proved hugely influential, both among industry peers in the original era, and to future generations of storytellers, both literary and cinematic” »READ

FNF Beginnings

Alan Rode, senior staff writer for Filmmonthly sat down with Alan Rode interviews Eddie MullerFilm NoirFoundation president Eddie Muller in late 2005 to discuss the mission and progress of the newly-formed non-profit corporation. The “Czar of Noir” was clearly in an ebullient mood over the success of his two 2005 noir film festivals and recent events concerning the Film Noir Foundation. »READ

FNF Mailbox

Mailbox

The Foundation posts the most interesting correspondence it receives from around the world, with an emphasis on how noir films have shaped and affected the lives of viewers. Go here to view selections from the Mailbox as well as submit your own message.

NOIR TALK

"Now Playing" Movies + Streaming Guide and Noir on Blu‑Ray, with Kelly Vance

NoirTalk podcastEast Bay Express chief film reviewer Kelly Vance joins NOIR TALK producer/host Haggai Elitzur to chat about our website's newly added "Now Playing" area, a guide to noir-tinged movie and streaming news. (You can also enjoy Kelly's films reviews in NOIR CITY e-magazine.)

The pair also discuss a number of recent classic film noir releases on Blu-ray from specialty outlets like KL Studio Classics, Olive Films, VCI, ClassicFlix, Cohen Film Collection, Twilight Time, and Warner Archive. Flicker Alley's fully loaded dual Blu-ray/DVD editions of the FNF-funded restorations of Too Late for Tears (1949) and Woman on the Run (1950) as well as their upcoming release of our latest restoration project, The Man who Cheated Himself (1950) are included in the conversation.You can listen either on SoundCloud or on iTunes.