Film Noir Foundation Video Archives

The Film Noir Foundation Video Archive presents an ever-expanding catalog of noir-related video, ranging from exclusive interviews, to NOIR CITY guest appearances, to short films inspired by film noir. Many of the archive's playlists are available on our YouTube channel, and may be shared and embedded on other sites. Check back for new videos which will be added regularly.

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Peter Ford

Peter Ford Interview
with Eddie Muller

Peter Ford, son of renowned actor Glenn Ford (Gilda, The Big Heat, Human Desire) discusses the life and career of his father in a revealing and at times ribald Interviewwith Eddie Muller at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. They discuss Ford's underrated status as an actor, his complicated relationships with several of his leading ladies (including Rita Hayworth and Evelyn Keyes), and the challenges growing up in the shadow of a celebrated parent. (3 parts)

David Ladd

David Ladd Interview
with Alan K. Rode

The Great Gatsby (1949) isn't considered film noir; but it was dark enough for The Film Noir Foundation to ask Universal Studios to strike a new 35mm print of Fitzgerald's classic novel originally produced by Paramount that had been missing for decades. After a sold-out screening at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, Alan K. Rode discussed the dual legacies of Gatsby and iconic star Alan Ladd with actor/producer David Ladd. (3 parts)

Kathleen Hughes

Kathleen Hughes Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Kathleen Hughes' uncredited debut in the noir classic Road House proved to be an auspicious beginning for the future scream queen of 50's sci-fi films. The veteran actress and bride of writer-producer Stanley Rubin (Decoy, The Narrow Margin, Macao) discussed her career and on-screen rep as a very bad girl in The Glass Web, Three Bad Sisters and Thy Neighbors Wife with Alan K. Rode to wrap up the 2012 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival In Palm Springs. (2 parts)

Patricia Crowley

Patricia Crowley Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Renowned for her versatile work in films and television, actress Pat Crowley discusses her singular venture into film noir with Alan K. Rode after a screening of Phil Karlson's Key Witness (1960). Vibrantly stunning after a six decade career, Crowley recalls her early years at Paramount with Martin & Lewis, Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray along with her seminal television career. (3 parts)

Richard Erdman

Richard Erdman Interview
with Alan K. Rode

After the screening of a FNF funded restored print of Cry Danger (1951) legendary character actor Richard Erdman held court with Alan K. Rode on the stage of the Camelot Theatre to open the 2012 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, California. Erdman, who made his screen debut in Mr. Skeffington (1944), shared his often-humorous recollections about an extraordinary career that remains exuberantly vital with a reoccurring role on NBC's hit sit-com Community. (3 parts)

Norman Lloyd

Norman Lloyd Interview with
Alan K. Rode

Norman Lloyd is the human memory bank of show business history. In his 97th year, the actor, director and producer of movies, plays and television was invited by Alan K. Rode to attend a screening of Scene of the Crime (1949) and join him for a post screening discussion. One doesn't InterviewNorman Lloyd in the traditional sense. One simply has to listen as an eight decade career in show business with Chaplin, Welles, Hitchcock, Renoir etc. is wittily recalled by one of the most gifted raconteurs of all time. (3 parts)

Marsha Hunt

Marsha Hunt 2012 Interview with
Eddie Muller and Alan K. Rode

Marsha Hunt's distinguished acting career may have been derailed by the Blacklist, but the injustice empowered her to help others less fortunate. Her humanitarian work with the United Nations and the homeless in her own community created a selfless legacy extending far beyond Hollywood. Now in her 95th year, Marsha joined Eddie Muller and Alan K. Rode at the 14th annual NOIR CITY: HOLLYWOOD for a rare screening of Mary Ryan, Private Detective (1950). In a lively discussion she discusses her work with Fred Zinneman, Jules Dassin, Orson Welles, and many others. (3 parts)

Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Michael Lindsay-Hogg
2012 Interview with Eddie Muller

Michael Lindsay-Hogg is an exceptional talent—a writer, director, and actor with terrific credits dating back his 1960s work with The Beatles and Rolling Stones. But the Film Noir Foundation was thrilled to host him on a night honoring his mother, actress Geraldine Fitzgerald, star of the recently preserved Three Strangers and Nobody Lives Forever. And if you don't know who his legendary father is—watch the Interview! (2 parts)

Terry Moore

Terry Moore 2012 Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Terry Moore has done it all. In a career encompassing seven decades, she has cavorted with Mighty Joe Young, was nominated for a Best Supporting Oscar in Come Back, Little Sheba and starred in Two of A Kind, Gambling House, Man on a Tightrope and Peyton Place. Along the way, she married Howard Hughes and posted for a nude photo layout in Playboy at the age of 55. In 2007, the effervescent Moore chatted with Alan K. Rode following a rare screening of the wacky Red-scare picture Shackout on 101 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California. (2 parts)

Conrad Janis

Conrad Janis Interview
with Alan K. Rode

As part of the 2012 NOIRFEST, SANTA MONICA salute to Raymond Chandler, Alan K. Rode programmed and hosted a Chandler double bill at the Aero Theatre on February 15th that included a rare screening of The Brasher Doubloon (1947) with special guest Conrad Janis in attendance. Alan's post screening discussion with the eclectic actor-musician-director follows in three parts.

Angie Dickinson

Angie Dickinson Interview
with Eddie Muller

The awesome and ageless Angie Dickinson was the Special Guest at NOIR CITY X, Saturday night, January 21, 2012 at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Eddie Muller interviewed the humble and humorous star between screenings of her two classic sixties' noirs, The Killers (1964) and Point Blank (1967). The pair entertained the packed house with almost an hour of amazing anecdotes from her prolific career and personal life. (4 parts)

Don Murray

Don Murray Interview
with Foster Hirsch

After a screening of Fred Zinnemann's Hatful of Rain (1957) at the Arthur Lyons Film in Festival in Palm Springs, on May 15, 2010, film historian Foster Hirsch interviewed star Don Murray. Murray reminisced about working with director Zinnemann and co-stars Eva Marie Saint and Anthony Franciosa on Hatful. The actor also discussed Marilyn Monroe, method acting, and acting in Otto Preminger's Advise and Consent (1962) as well as Hoodlum Priest (1961) which he also co-wrote and co-produced. (3 parts)

Lynne Carter

Lynne Carter Interview
with Alan K. Rode

At the 2007 edition of NOIR CITY HOLLYWOOD, Alan K. Rode invited actress Lynne Carter to be the special guest for a rare screening of Port of New York (1949), one of the last of the classic era films noir produced by Eagle-Lion Studios. Carter conversed about her co-stars Scott Brady, Robert Rober, the screen debuts of Yul Brynner and Neville Brand, her marriage to actor William Talman, and Katherine Hepburn. (2 parts)

Kim Hamilton

Kim Hamilton Interview
with Alan K. Rode

In April 2007, actress Kim Hamilton was persuaded by Alan K. Rode to make a rare personal appearance during the 8th Annual Festival of Film Noir at the Egyptian Theatre. After a screening of ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW, the elegant Hamilton recalled her role opposite Harry Belafonte and shared her memories of Robert Ryan, Shelley Winters, Abe Polonsky among other luminaries during a distinguished career that is still going strong in 2011. (2 parts)

Susan Harrison

Susan Harrison Interview
with Eddie Muller

Susan Harrison made her big screen debut in one of the greatest films of the 1950s, Sweet Smell of Success, playing a woman fending off the unwanted "protection" of her overbearing brother, newspaper columnist J.J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster). Following a screening of the 1957 noir classic at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, Ms. Harrison sat down for an extended Interviewwith FNF president Eddie Muller, to discuss the landmark film, her tumultuous time in Hollywood, and her decision to leave the industry behind. (2 parts)

Robert Loggia

Robert Loggia Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Robert Loggia remains one of Hollywood's most distinguished character actors whose career continues to thrive on movies and television. After a 2007 screening of THE GARMENT JUNGLE (1957) at the Egyptian Theatre, Loggia sat down with Alan K. Rode and revealed what this interesting film might have been instead of what it turned out to be. (3 parts)

Norman Lloyd

Diane Baker Interview with Eddie Muller

Veteran actress Diane Baker (Marnie, Straightjacket, Silence of the Lambs) discusses her extraordinary career with Eddie Muller following a screening of her 1965 neo-noir Mirage at the 2011 Palm Springs Film Noir Festival. In addition to fascinating backstage anecdotes, the worldly and wise Baker—an executive director of San Francisco's Academy of Art University—offers tremendous insights and inspiration regarding the past and future of filmmaking. (3 parts)

Norman Lloyd

Norman Lloyd 2011 Interview
with Alan K. Rode

In his 97th year, actor/director/producer Norman Lloyd is the griot of 20th century show business. Drawing from his extensive experiences in the theatre, films and television with Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Renoir, and Charlie Chaplin et al, there is no more fascinating raconteur than Norman. In May 2011, he joined Alan K. Rode on stage at the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs after a screening of Saboteur, his screen debut in 1942. (4 parts)

Ann Robinson

Julie Adams Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Although principally remembered for fleeing the menacing advances of Gill-Man in The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Julie Adams is one of the last remaining major female movie stars of the 1950s who continues to be a working actress after six decades and counting. In 2009 she discussed co-starring with Tony Curtis and working with director Joe Pevney–among other subjects–with Alan K. Rode after a screening of Six Bridges to Cross (1955) at the NOIR CITY Festival at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Adams also comments about her first starring role opposite Richard Conte in Hollywood Story (1951) shown at the Egyptian the following year. (4 parts)

Ann Robinson

Ann Robinson Interview
with Eddie Muller

Ann Robinson transitioned from a stunt woman to an accomplished actress best known for starring in the original screen version of The War of the Worlds. Over five decades later, she would be reunited with her 1953 co-star Gene Barry in the Steven Spielberg remake of the classic sci-fi tale. Her lengthy film noir resume includes: I was a Shoplifter, The Damned Don't Cry, The Glass Wall, Bad for Each Other, Dragnet and Julie. The congenial Robinson shares career highlights and anecdotes with Eddie Muller after a screening of The Glass Wall at the 2010 edition of the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs (2 parts)

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