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Hollywood Film Noir in Leavey Library (DVDs): Titles T

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"Details the adventures of treasury agents as they attempt to penetrate a counterfeiting ring whose leader has already killed one T-Man."

Taxi Driver
"A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out."

"A drugstore manager turns attempted killer after his conniving wife leaves him for another man. He devises a complex plan, which involves assuming a new identity, to make it look like someone else murdered her new boyfriend. Things take an unexpected turn when someone else commits the murder first and he becomes the prime suspect."

They Drive By Night
"A feisty tale of brothers trying to make a go of their independent trucking enterprise."

They Live By Night
"Three prisoners flee from a state prison farm in Mississippi. Among them is 23-years-young Bowie, who spent the last seven years in prison and now hopes to be able to prove his innocence or retire to a home in the mountains and live in peace together with his new love, Kitty. But his criminal companions persuade him to participate in several heists, and soon the police believe him to be their leader and go after 'Bowie the Kid' harder than ever."

Thieves' Highway
"Vividly depicts the perilous world of 'long-haul boys', who drive by night to bring their goods to the markets of America's cities. Ex-G.I. Nick Garcos [is] a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father, ruthless market operator Mike Figlia. But when Figlia gets wise to his plan, Nick finds himself in a web of treachery and heartbreak."

This Gun for Hire
"A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client that betrayed him."

Too Late for Tears
"A man just found $60,000 and his wife insists that he keep it rather than turn it in to the cops. Wanting the money for herself, she kills her husband then reports him missing."

Touch of Evil
"A narcotics officer and a corrupt cop are involved in a murder investigation in a small border town. See all three versions of the film: the theatrical version, the preview version, and the restored version."

Trouble Is My Business
"Detective Roland Drake falls for two sisters from the Montemar family. One woman is dead and the other wants to kill him. Passion, murder, and betrayal. Just another day at the office,"

Try and Get Me
"Out of work family man Howard Tyler's life begins to spin out of control when he's sucked in by the deranged and cold-as-ice Jerry Slocum. When their petty robberies yield insufficient payoff, they concoct a kidnapping plot that turns tragic."

Two O'clock Courage
"A confused man (Tom Conway) with a gash on his head stumbles into the taxi of cabbie Patty Mitchell (Ann Rutherford). He says that he can't recall his own name, any facts about his life or even what he was doing before he got in the cab. The sympathetic Patty decides to help him try to reassemble the pieces of his past, but, as they scour the city for clues, they learn the cops are investigating a murder that took place just prior to the man's blackout -- and he fits the killer's description."

Two of a Kind
"Brandy Kirby and crooked Lawyer Vincent Mailer plan to rob William and Maida McIntyre by producing a convincing double for their long-lost son. Brandy charms gambler Lefty Farrell into impersonating the missing son. Kathy, the McIntyre's niece, who likes Lefty, introduces him to the McIntyres who soon become convinced he is their son, but the old man refuses to change his will. Lefty balks at killing McIntyre and exposes Mailer's attempted swindle. Brandy and Lefty end up together as 'two of a kind.'" - Les Ada