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Mickey Spillaine

Posted 8/3/2016 10:53pm by Eugene Wyatt.

The famously bleak, despairing film noirs that came out of Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s insisted on a corrosive darkness lurking below the surface in perpetually sunlit Los Angeles, a spiritual malaise that made the city ... a place where bad people came to do worse things ...

Directed by Robert Aldrich, starring Ralph Meeker 

 Not To Be Missed, Fifty Four Favorites From A Lifetime Of Film, 2014, Kenneth Turan, P. 156.