Tag: Raymond Chandler

Film Spotlight: Double Indemnity

In 1945, Billy Wilder directed and co-wrote the script with Raymond Chandler and Double Indemnity was nominated for seven academy awards including Best Picture. For the three principal actors, this American noir was the best decision they made in their careers, especially Edward G.… Continue Reading “Film Spotlight: Double Indemnity”

Raymond Chandler and American Noir

The “Dime-Novel Detective Story” was considered trashy craft-art and formulaic, bought at newsstands on your way to work to escape the daily grind. The illustrations to pulp fiction were catchy to the eye and easily bought with pocket change. By the 1930s, American Noir… Continue Reading “Raymond Chandler and American Noir”