May 27, 2017

Face it, you have always wished that someone, somewhere would make a straight-up film noir about the French Revolution. Dangerous dames, sharp, rat-a-tat dialogue and danger lurking in the deep shadows as Maximilien Robespierre's henchmen stalk the streets of Paris looking for his stolen Death Book.

Well you wish has come true, because in 1949, Anthony Mann made exactly that film, and here it is


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