Snake in the Alley: Lee Van Cleef’s Film Noir

Here comes trouble;
probably a publicity still
from Guns, Girls, and Gangsters

[In honor of Lee Van Cleef’s birthday, this was contributed to a blogathon hosted by Ferdy on Film for a Film Noir Foundation Restoration Drive and first appeared on my Curious Man blog.]

All fans of movie villains know — or had better know — the name and the face: Lee Van Cleef, the veteran character actor who snaked through over 90 movies and 100 TV appearances. One of the movies’…

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Thomas Burchfield

Thomas Burchfield

Essayist, film critic, humorist, and novelist. The author of 1920s noir gangster novel , BUTCHERTOWN, available at Amazon and other booksellers.