The Tall Target (1951)
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This is a standout noir, not only due to very competent directing as usual by Anthony Mann, but also a tense plot and a unique time period for a noir, featuring some of America's first PIs.
Hey, I really liked this...
A cracking thriller that keeps you gripped (despite even a foreigner knowing Lincoln did survive that day).
deserves to be in some other lists as well.. and deserves lifting above some of the decidedly worse films it keeps company with in 'More noirs'
Although mostly fiction, it's a great noir bringing history, patriotism and twist and turns together to form an excellent "Who done/is it?" Will Geer will always be Grandpa Walton no matter how young/old he is or what role he plays.
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This movie ranks #215 in iCM Forum's 500<400
This movie ranks #323 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films