Mr. District Attorney is a popular radio crime drama which aired on NBC and ABC from April 3, 1939 to June 13, 1952. The series focused on a crusading D.A., initially known only as "Mister District Attorney," or "Chief", and was later translated to television. On television the D.A. had a name, Paul Garrett, and the radio version picked up this name in the final years when David Brian played the role. A key figure in the dramas was the D.A.'s secretary, Edith Miller.
Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.
Cynical private detective Nestor Burma investigating murders, missing persons, kidnapping and extortion cases in every arrondissement of Paris.
A darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends set in the late 1980s. Based on the novels by Joe R. Lansdale, the series follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper.
What if you had to investigate your own murder? This anthology series follows victims who wake up to find their own dead bodies and have to navigate the limbo between life and death to solve the mystery of who killed them and why.
A lawyer, caught up in a murder case, becomes a notorious and genius con artist overnight, in order to fight against a huge conspiracy and survive.
Thematically, film noir frequently centered on portrayals of women of questionable virtue—this had become rare in Hollywood post the pre-Code era. Double Indemnity, directed by Billy Wilder; setting the mould was Barbara Stanwyck’s unforgettable femme fatale, Phyllis Dietrichson.
This series will explore the work & influences of directors & writers, including Nicholas Ray, Jules Dassin, Robert Siodmak, Fritz Lang, Edward Dmytryk, Orson Welles, Raoul Walsh, Jacques Tourneur and many more.