Tag Archives: Raymond Chandler

Dick Powell and the Fight Against Typecasting

Most serious actors do their best to avoid falling into the trap of typecasting. As creative artists, they would prefer to build a varied resume’, with appearances in a variety of films and roles in Romantic Comedies, Westerns, action films, … Continue reading

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Mystery Writers in Old Time Radio

Although sometimes maligned for its pulp-magazine origins, Hard Boiled Detective fiction has become a fixture in romantic literature. The genre delights in emphasizing emotions of apprehension, terror, awe, and even horror while filtering the emotions through the cynicism of the … Continue reading

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Cornell Woolrich Stories in Old Time Radio

A his hard boiled detective fiction writing included stories of deception, shame, and personal claustrophobia with excellent plotting and characterization that was second to none. Continue reading

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