Camera Noir: Standing in the shadows

Lisa Ross

Out of the Past 2007 Paris 38”x 30

$1450

 

Film Release: 1947

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Writer: Daniel Mainwaring

Starring: Robert Mitchum Jane Greer Kirk Douglas

 

Jeff Bailey: I never saw her in the daytime. We seemed to live by night. What was left of the day went away like a pack of cigarettes you smoked. I didn’t know where she lived. I never followed her. All I ever had to go on was a place and time to see her again. I don’t know what we were waiting 

 

Shoot The Piano Player 2007Paris 34”x72”

$3000

 

Film Release: 1960

Director: François Truffout

Writer: Rancois Truffout Marcel Moussy from book by David Goodis

Starring: Charles Aznavour Léna Marie Dubois Thérésa Saroyan 

 

Charlie: I get my expression through playing the piano and it also helps with my love life. 

 

Ghost Ship 2006Vladivostok 32”x26”

$1500

 

Released 1943

Director: Mark RobsonWriter: Donald Henderson Clarke 

Starring: Richard Dix

 

(voice-over narration):

The man is dead. The waters of the sea are open to us. With his blood we have bought passage. There will be the agony of dying and another death before we come to land again. Men’s lives are the red coin thrown into the sea so that we may come and go across the waters.

 

Saigon Noir 2004

Vietnam 38”X72” 

$3800

 

Film Release: (AKA Off Limits) 1988

Dirctor: Christopher Crowe

Writer: Christopher Crowe

Starring: Willem Dafoe 

Gregory Hines

 

Dix--You know who are suspects are? --Everybody in Saigon. - Civilians, troops, gangsters, cowboys, deserters, refugees, dopers, black marketeers. God, I love this town. I really do. Albaby Perkins: I’ll tell you something, bullshit and science rule the world.

 

 

Lady In The Window 2007

Tunisia 22 x 38"

$1450

 

Film Release: 1945

Director: Fritz Lang

Writer: Nunally Johnson

Starring: Edward G. Robinson Joan Leslie Raymond Massey

 

Wanley (Robinson): There are only three ways to deal with a blackmailer. You can pay him and pay him and pay him until you’re penniless. Or you can call the police yourself and let your 

secret be known to the world. Or you can kill him.

 

 

The Window (Palace) 2007

Morocco 20”x32”

$1250

 

Film Release: 1949

Director: Ted TetzlaffWriters: Cornell Woolrich Mel Dinelli

Starring: Arthur Kennedy Ruth Roman Bobby Driscoll

 

Police Officer: A good lickin’ never hurt anybody, boy. My old man used to give me enough of ‘em when I was a kid. Hey, still in a 

Film Release: 1945

Director: Fritz LangWriter: Nunally Johnson

Starring: Edward G. Robinson Joan Leslie Raymond Massey

Wanley (Robinson): There are only three ways to deal with a blackmailer. You can pay him and pay him and pay him until you’re penniless. Or you can call the police yourself and let your secret be known to the world. Or you can kill him.

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