Film Noir Resources

Noir Resources

Film Noir Foundation Video Archives

VIDEO ARCHIVES The Film Noir Foundation has an ever expanding catalog of noir-related video, ranging from exclusive interviews, to NOIR CITY guest appearances, to short films inspired by film noir. View our latest offerings.

The Unusual Suspects


The one and only Bob Dylan speaks in this audio clip about noir and one of noir's darkest literary inspirations, Cornell Wolrich. (2.5mins, mp3 format) »PLAY.


The Unusual Suspects


Listen to a fabulous BBC Radio program exploring a little-known facet of noir icon Robert Mitchum — his poetry. This 30-minute program features an amazing array of interviews, including producer Stanley Rubin and FNF president Eddie Muller, as well as some astounding archival recordings of Mitchum himself. »PLAY. (RealAudio)

Farley Granger interviewed by Eddie Muller AUDIO STREAM

On stage with Eddie Muller at the opening night of the January 2006 NOIR CITY, following a sold-out showing of Strangers on a Train, Farley Granger talks about working with Hitchcock in this excerpt from the interview. (RealAudio)

The Unusual Suspects

The Unusual Suspects

Can you help the Film Noir Foundation track down 35mm prints or elements from this "Most Wanted" list of missing noir films?

What is Noir?

The vivid co-mingling of lost innocence, doomed romanticism, hard-edged What is Noir? cynicism, desperate desire, and shadowy sexuality unleashed in those immediate post-war years proved hugely influential, both among industry peers in the original era, and to future generations of storytellers, both literary and cinematic” »READ

FNF Beginnings

Alan Rode, senior staff writer for Filmmonthly sat down with Alan Rode interviews Eddie MullerFilm NoirFoundation president Eddie Muller in late 2005 to discuss the mission and progress of the newly-formed non-profit corporation. The “Czar of Noir” was clearly in an ebullient mood over the success of his two 2005 noir film festivals and recent events concerning the Film Noir Foundation. »READ


FNF Mailbox

The Foundation posts the most interesting correspondence it receives from around the world, with an emphasis on how noir films have shaped and affected the lives of viewers. Go here to view selections from the Mailbox as well as submit your own message.

On Location from NOIR CITY 16 in San Francisco

NoirTalk podcastTo capture the excitement of NOIR CITY 16, NOIR TALK producer and host Haggai Elitzur recorded interviews at the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco with numerous festival guests. The interviewees included folks involved in the festival: Ms. NOIR CITY 2018 Annabelle Zakaluk; the voice of NOIR CITY, announcer Bill Arney; and NOIR CITY art director Bill Selby. Elitzur also chatted with attendees from across the pond: Matthias Merkelbach from Stuttgart, Germany, who is also the creator of the largest European database for film noir and neo-noir, Der Film; and Greg Andrew who has travelled from England for NOIR CITY annually since 2013. Elitzur also sat down with Brian and Stacey Homan of Jacksonville, who have attend NOIR CITY every year since 2009; TCM Social Media Assistant Manager Marya Gates; and regular NOIR CITY e-magazine contributor and longtime NOIR CITY attendee Monica Nolan. You can listen either on SoundCloud or on iTunes.

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