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Pitfall


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#21 DownGoesFrazier

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Posted 17 July 2015 - 01:08 PM

This victimhood status was debated to death in another thread about a year ago.   

 

Just because someone is arrested doesn't mean they are charged.

Are you crashing the on-line course here?



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Posted 17 July 2015 - 12:58 PM

Thanks, Sapphiere, for the excellent synopsis. Those of you who haven't seen this film, guess who ends up as THE tragic victim.

 

This victimhood status was debated to death in another thread about a year ago.   

 

Just because someone is arrested doesn't mean they are charged.



#23 GeezerNoir

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Posted 17 July 2015 - 07:52 AM

Thanks, Sapphiere, for the excellent synopsis. Those of you who haven't seen this film, guess who ends up as THE tragic victim.


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Posted 17 July 2015 - 04:54 AM

 PITFALL 1948 is a film noir that I enjoyed watching tonight. Dick Powell portrays John Forbes a insurance man who is living the American Dream. Jane Wyatt plays his dutiful wife, and with their young son they live in suburban Los Angeles. John feels that his life has become routine, and he voices his complaints to his wife and boss. John`s firm has paid off for a robbery, and he wants to recover the items that were purchased with the stolen money. John is aided in the recovery by a private detective MacDonald creepily played by Raymond Burr. The robber was caught, and he is now in jail. MacDonald traced the items to  to Mona Stevens (Lizbeth Scott) the robber`s model girlfriend. MacDonald wants to collect the items personally since he has fallen in love with Mona. John seeking an adventure decideds to collect the expensive items himself. When John and Mona meet complications arise, and life is never the same for everybody involved. The more film noirs that I see Dick Powell and Lizbeth Scott  in, I am entertained. The role of Mona Stevens in Pitfall is a sharp contrast to her portrayal of Jane Palmer in TOO LATE FOR TEARS. PITFALL is also available on you tube.


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Posted 16 July 2015 - 10:36 PM

If you missed Pitfall this morning, that's not a problem.  The film will be available on 'Watch TCM' until July 23.

Check it out!

Thanks.  I am on Mountain Time It was on at 2:15 a.m. this morning, and I said to myself well, that's not going to happen!  I'll check it out on Watch TCM!



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Posted 16 July 2015 - 01:32 PM

If you missed Pitfall this morning, that's not a problem.  The film will be available on 'Watch TCM' until July 23.

Check it out!


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Posted 15 July 2015 - 12:09 PM

Attention film noir fans.  TCM is airing Pitfall (1948) on July 16 at 4:15 am Eastern Time.  This is an excellent film noir which is not on the Summer of Darkness schedule.  Here is the link to the IMDb page for the film. http://www.imdb.com/...ref_=fn_tt_tt_4

 

Set your DVR for this one!


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