A hard-boiled detective works on a big bust in “The Lucky Lady”

The 1940s and 50s were a golden age for American crime cinema; influenced by German Expressionist film and the pulp fiction of the interwar era, movie-makers produced the moody, stylish, cynical tales that have come to be known as film noir. From The Maltese Falcon to Touch of Evil, these movies told the story of desperate, damaged men […]