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 From the previously unpublished archives of Life Magazine.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.

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1944 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
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1947 Photo: Herbert Gohr – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
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1946 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
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1944 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
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1946 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
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1944 Photo: Andreas Feininger – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
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1942 Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt – Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

 

4 thoughts on “Cinematic Cities: New York – The Noir Years”

  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!

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