Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The Last Picture Woe
John Dillinger sits on the aisle
The gangster as cinema-phile
The woman in red
has tipped off the Feds,
so Dillinger's going in style
Lawrence Tierney and Anne Jeffreys in Dillinger (Max Nosseck, 1945), the film that put Tierney on the map of Crime City. Top: Tierney, as Dillinger in disguise, famously attending Chicago's Biograph Theater to see Myrna Loy in Manhattan Melodrama.
Here's a review of the film on Only the Cinema.