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"No problem, sweetheart; danger is my business."
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"We've got kind of a noir thing happening here, Manny. The girlie cigarette doesn't exactly add."
"I'll take it."
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'I really think I could have loved you... if only you could talk like a normal person.'
Rocky Road, Private Eye
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"One more thing. The cop. He's dirty."
Tags:cop, cops, policeman, policemen, police, police officer, police officers, dirty cop, dirty cops, literal meaning, literally, literal meanings, film noir, noir, film genre, film genres, bribe, bribery, bribes, bribable, venal, briber, bribe-giver, bribers, bribe-givers, tip, tips, advice, advised, advising, general hygiene, hygiene
gangster concrete rolling
Tags:mafia, mafias, cement shoe, cement shoes, chicago overcoat, chicago overcoats, drown, drowning, drowned, drowns, body disposal, body disposal method, body disposal methods, film noir, film, noirs, noir, genre, genres, screenplay writer, screenplay writers, films, movie, movies, film director, film directors
"I miss the boss trusting us to do the big jobs."
"Forget it, Jake. It's Funkytown."
"It was Saturday night. The clock on my office wall showed the time to be eleven-forty-five. There are times when a private eye does not necessarily feel like being a private eye. This was one of those times. The elevator door down the hall clanked open with a clank familiar to anyone on the fourth floor who had had an office on the fourth floor for as long as I had had an office on the fourth floor. Footsteps came down the darkened hall and stopped outside my door. They were the footsteps of a
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"It'll never work, Marcy - we come from two different worlds and yours doesn't have chairs."
Tags:break up, break ups, breaking up, broken up, differences, different worlds, alien, alien, alien blob, alien blobs, breakups, film noir, noir, shady man, shady men, chair, chairs, furniture, definite reason, definite reasons, sci fi, science fiction, film director, script writer, script writers, leave, leaving someone, part ways, parting ways, parted ways, parts ways
"Quick! Follow that dish and spoon!"
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'She strolled in stinkin' of gin and trouble. She talked tough but I knew this dame was a real softie inside.'
"I never leave a witness who might describe me to police as being short."
Tags:gangster, gangsters, film noir, film, films, noir, genre, genres, witness, witnesses, police, policeman, policemen, police officer, police officers, short, short people, height complex, complex, murder, murders, murdered, murdering, hurt, hurts, hurting, alleyway, alleyways, description, angst against tall people, hatred for tall people, angst, angsty, easily instigated, trigger point, insecure, insecurity, insecurities
"I'm overcompensated, but I'm not overcompensated enough."
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Jim and Betty Noir could turn a simple trip to the post office into gripping melodrama.
Tags:cinematographic, cinematography, cinematographer, cinematographers, film noir, film-noir, film style, detective drama, detective dramas, film style, film styles, melodrama, melodramas, melodramatic, dramatic, crimes, criminal, criminals, chore, chores, dramatist, drama queen, mundane, cinematic style, movie, movies, hold up, hold ups, hostage, hostages, gunpoint, gun-point, errand, errands
"Yes! This is 'Understanding Film Noir', and, yes ! I am Dr. Behan. Now will you please shut the door!"
"See you there at seven. And the dress code is business noir."
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"I've got a little job for you, Kretchmer. I want you to infiltrate the I.R.S. and sow the seeds of compassion."
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"Follow that cab!"
"Are you sure this is a Film Noir"