The Maltese Falcon, Double Indemnity, Rear Window, The Big Sleep, Twelve Angry Men, Sunset Boulevard, Grand Hotel, Casablanca, From Here To Eternity, Treasure Of Sierra Madre, The Naked City. Pretty much most Film Noir.
Who are your favorite stars?
Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper, Peter Lorre, Audrey Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, Greta Garbo, Bette Davis.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I'm a writer living in the Chicago area. But I've recently (within the last couple years) become really interested in Early Hollywood - everything from the movies and the stars to the murders and the stories.
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