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Hollywood Film Noir in Leavey Library (DVDs): Titles E-F

Titles E-F

Ernest Hemingway's The Killers
"Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead."

Fallen Angel
"June Mills and her sister Clara live a quiet life in a small coastal town until Eric Stanton, a smooth-talking con man, comes into their lives. He seems to fall hard for June, but Clara believes he's interested only in the family fortune. Meanwhile, sultry waitress Stella catches Stanton's fancy and thinks he might be her ticket out of town. The local cop knows more than he's telling about his fellow citizens and their tangled relationships, which draw even tighter after a shocking murder."

Fear in the Night
"A man suffering from a strange nightmare discovers he has been hypnotized into commiting a murder."

Five Against the House
"Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious."

The French Connection
"Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France."

The Friends of Eddie Coyle
"World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free."

Fury
"A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder."