Four Film Noir Classics

Format: Blu-ray

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Location: Fi28

The Dark Mirror (1946)

A woman suspected of murdering her doctor boyfriend has an identical twin sister. When both twins have an alibi for the night of the murder, a psychiatrist is called in to assist a detective in solving the case. Through a series of tests, he discovers which twin committed the crime, and in his investigation, he falls in love with one of them.

Secret Beyond the Door (1947)

In this Freudian version of the Bluebeard tale, a young, trust-funded New Yorker goes to Mexico on vacation before marrying an old friend she considers a safe choice for a husband. However, she finds her dream man, a handsome, mysterious stranger who spots her in a crowd. In a matter of a few days, they marry, honeymoon, and move to his mansion, to which he has added a wing entire of rooms where famous murders took place. She discovers many secrets about the house and her husband, but she wants to know what is in the room her husband keeps locked.

Force of Evil (1948)

Lawyer Joe Morse wants to consolidate all the small-time numbers-racket operators into one big, powerful operation. But his elder brother Leo is one of these small-time operators who wants to stay that way, preferring not to deal with the gangsters who dominate the big time.

The Big Combo (1955)

Police Lt. Diamond is told to close his surveillance of suspected mob boss Mr. Brown because it’s costing the department too much money with no results. Diamond makes one last attempt to uncover evidence against Brown by going to Brown’s girlfriend, Susan Lowell.