Hitch-Hiking Into History

 This film is an interesting piece of film noir directed by Ida Lupino in an era where there were very few women directors and is based on an all-but-forgotten true crime story of the day.  What makes this film special is that it helped establish the “noir roadshow” sub-category of noir, in which the darknessContinue reading “Hitch-Hiking Into History”

Happy Birthday David Durston!

He’d have been 92 today.  He directed several films, but is most known for I Drink Your Blood.  I profiled his film career several months back, as my debut post in my still ongoing project to dig into the careers of the film’s cast.  Durston died in 2010 at the age of 88, here’s his obitContinue reading “Happy Birthday David Durston!”