Category Archives: Ray Milland

The Big Clock

According to a Wikipedia article, “film noir” is French for “black film.” What makes up the elements of film noir? You could find any number of websites that will offer varying descriptions but your humble reviewer thinks the best way to describe noir is to point at various films of the genre and to say, […]

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The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend is film noir and is based on the novel of the same name by Charles R. Jackson. Set in New York City, it’s the story of a man named Don Birnam (Ray Milland) whose alcoholism reaches a peak on a weekend in which he is supposed to be enjoying a four-day restful […]

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