Friday, February 18, 2011

Shell Shocker

The war for some vets doesn't end
Their worries and wounds never mend
Through strife and malaise
and a wife that betrays,
they fight for the life of a friend

The Blue Dahlia (George Marshall, 1946) was the only original screenplay ever written by Raymond Chandler. Top: Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake Above: Returning navy buddies Ladd, William Bendix and Hugh Beaumont, with police captain Tom Powers. It's the For the Love of Film (Noir) blogathon. Please consider making a donation to the Film Noir Foundation.


David Steece said...

Great blog. I happened to find you because of the blogathon (great post for today,) but now I'm gonna have to start checking out your archives.

panavia999 said...

That really encapsulates the plot. Great job.

Anonymous said...

wonderful post! I really enjoyed this film.

Jacqueline T Lynch said...

I love these limericks, so witty and spot-on.

surly hack said...

Thanks, everyone. It sure beats the usual sound of crickets around here.