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Franchot Tone: From Pre-Code Romance to Film Noir

Mysterious, suave and mentally keen, Franchot Tone managed to create conflicted heroes and charming villains empathizing with their inevitable flaws, unafraid of the benighted human condition. Read More »

Book Review: The Song is You by Megan Abbott

Emulating hardboiled lingo to a T, Megan Abbott traces the strange circumstances surrounding actress and B-girl Jean Spangler, who disappeared from Los Angeles in 1949. Read More »