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Cinematic Cities: New York – The Noir Years

New York in the 1940s in noir guise. From the previously unpublished archives of Life Magazine.   Full size photos can be viewed on the Time-Life web archive.

nyc thenoiryears 1949 Cinematic Cities: New York   The Noir Years

1944 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

nyc thenoiryears 1947 Cinematic Cities: New York   The Noir Years

1947 Photo: Herbert Gohr – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

nyc thenoiryears 1946 2 Cinematic Cities: New York   The Noir Years

1946 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

nyc thenoiryears 1946 1 Cinematic Cities: New York   The Noir Years

1944 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

nyc thenoiryears 1946 Cinematic Cities: New York   The Noir Years

1946 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

nyc thenoiryears 1944 Cinematic Cities: New York   The Noir Years

1944 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

nyc thenoiryears 1942 Cinematic Cities: New York   The Noir Years

1942 Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

 

4 Comments

  1. Yep, the 40’s are the quintessential noir years, and there is nothing to match New York City is bringing the form visual distinction. I know all the locations well, though the theatre that showed KISMET is no longer in existence.

    Happy New Year to Tony and all FilmsNoir.net readers!

  2. Thanks Sam. Best wishes for 2013!

  3. Cigar Joe

    nice, happy new year!!!

  4. Thanks Ray. All the best for 2013!

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