Film Noir Foundation Video Archives

The Film Noir Foundation Video Archive presents an expanding catalog of noir-related video, ranging from exclusive interviews, to NOIR CITY guest appearances, to short films inspired by film noir. Many of the archive's playlists are available on our YouTube channel, and may be shared and embedded on other sites. Check back for new videos which will be added regularly.

FEATURED INTERVIEW
Monika Henreid

Monika Henreid Interview
with Alan K. Rode

After a screening of Hollow Triumph at the 2017 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, actress Monika Henreid discussed her forthcoming documentary film about her father, actor-director Paul Henreid with host Alan K. Rode. (3 parts)

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Andy Robinson

Andy Robinson Interview
with Alan K. Rode

The audience af the 2017 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival was thrilled by Don Siegel's classic 1973 heist film, Charley Varrick. Actor Andy Robinson shared his recollections of working with legendary director Siegel and co-star Walter Matthau during a post-screening discussion at the Camelot Theater in Palm Springs, CA with host-producer, Alan K. Rode.(2 parts)

Sara Karloff

Sara Karloff Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Sara Karloff, the daughter of famed horror star Boris Karloff, was the special guest at a Mother's Day screening of her father's classic film The Body Snatcher (1945) at the 2017 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. Before the screening, Miss Karloff presented some childhood home movies and her father's final filmed interview. Afterwards, she chatted with festival host-producer Alan K. Rode about Boris Karloff's career and enduring legacy. (3 parts)

James Curtis

James Curtis Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Noted cinema historian James Curtis is the definitive biographer of legendary production designer and director William Cameron Menzies. Curtis joined producer and FNF director Alan K. Rode at the 2017 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival for a discussion of Menzies' career after a screening of Reign of Terror (1949). (2 parts)

Richard Duryea

Richard Duryea Interview
with Alan K. Rode

In 2016, The Film Noir Foundation partnered with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to present a series of film noir movies at historic Union Station. FNF director Alan K. Rode presented the Foundation's restored Blu-ray of Too Late for Tears (1949) on December 2, 2016. Here is Alan's introduction with special guest Richard Duryea in Union Station's Grand Ticket Hall. (2 parts)

Claude Jarman, Jr.

Claude Jarman, Jr.
Interview with Alan K. Rode

Claude Jarman Jr. was a special guest at the 2016 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival for a screening of Intruder in the Dust (1949). The Oscar winning star of The Yearling (1946) reminisced with festival host-producer Alan K. Rode about his acting career and his more recent exploits as a film producer and head of the San Francisco Film Society. (3 parts)

Ann Robinson

Ann Robinson Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Host-producer Alan K.Rode welcomed actress Ann Robinson back to the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in May 2016 after a rare screening of Dragnet (1954). Robinson reminisced about landing the role in the film and working with star-director Jack Webb, among other career highlights. (2 parts)

Steven C. Smith

Steven C. Smith Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Bernard Herrmann was spotlighted at the 2015 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, California with a screening of HANGOVER SQUARE (1945) that featured the legendary composer's "Concerto Macabre." After the film, festival producer and host Alan K. Rode interviewed Steven C. Smith, author of A Heart at Fire's Center: The Life and Music of Bernard Herrmann on the main stage at the Camelot Theaters. (3 parts)

Norman Lloyd

Norman Lloyd 2015 Interview
with Alan K. Rode

In 2015, the one and only Norman Lloyd returned to the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs for a screening of Joseph Losey's M (1951). After the film, host Alan K. Rode elicited a memorable anecdote from the irrepressible centenarian about the great Charles Laughton that brought the house down. (3 parts)

Gordon Gebert

Gordon Gebert Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Gordon Gebert who appeared in Holiday Affair (1949), The House on Telegraph Hill (1951), and The Narrow Margin (1952) reminisced about working opposite Dan Duryea after a screening of Chicago Calling (1951) at the 2015 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, California. The former child actor who is now a distinguished architect and professor also discussed his career as a Hollywood child actor with producer & host Alan K. Rode. (3 parts)

J.R. Jones

J.R. Jones Interview with
Alan K. Rode

Author J.R. Jones spoke with host-producer Alan K. Rode about his new biography, THE LIVES OF ROBERT RYAN, after a screening of On Dangerous Ground (1951) at the 2015 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs. (3 parts)

Stephen Bogart

Stephen Bogart Interview
with Eddie Muller

Stephen Bogart, son of legendary icons Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, made a special appearance during the opening weekend of NOIR CITY Hollywood on Saturday night, April 4, presenting his parents' 1947 noir Dark Passage, as well as the new neo-noir This Last Lonely Place, which he executive produced. Watch Eddie Muller's Interviewwith the droll raconteur! (2 parts)

Jon Polito

Jon Polito Interview
with Alan K. Rode

The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival opened its 16th edition on this past May with a screening of the Coen brothers' classic Miller's Crossing (1990). Renowned character actor Jon Polito (a Coen Bros. fixture) joined festival producer and host Alan K. Rode onstage to discuss his role in the acclaimed gangster saga, as well as his expansive career on stage, screen and television. (3 parts)

Patricia Morison

Patricia Morison Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Patricia Morison, who starred in the original Broadway production of Kiss Me Kate as well as a plethora of movies and plays, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Ms. Morison was a special guest at the 2015 edition of NOIR CITY: Hollywood where she introduced a screening of The Fallen Sparrow with host Alan K. Rode. (2 parts)

Norman Lloyd

Norman Lloyd Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Legendary actor-director Norman Lloyd celebrated his 100th birthday with a centennial appearance at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica, hosted by Alan K. Rode on November 21, 2014. Hollywood's greatest raconteur regaled the audience with an anecdote-laden conversation between screenings of Saboteur and A Walk in the Sun. (3 parts)

Barbara Hale

Barbara Hale Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Barbara Hale made a rare appearance on stage with host Alan K. Rode after a screening of The Window (1949) at the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs. The still-vivacious star reminisced about her early years at RKO that resulted in a notable movie career followed by her iconic portrayal of Della Street in the long-running Perry Mason TV show and movie series. (4 parts)

Victoria Wilson

Victoria Wilson Interview with Foster Hirsch

Barbara Stanwyck, arguably the first lady of noir, is an enduring Hollywood icon. After a screening of Sorry, Wrong Number at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, Foster Hirsch interviews Victoria Wilson, senior editor at Alfred Knopf, about her monumental biography, A Life of Stanwyck, Steel-True 1907-1940. (3 parts)

Susie Lancaster and Kate Buford

Susie Lancaster and Kate Buford
Interview with Alan K. Rode

Burt Lancaster remains one of the icons of cinema whose indelible presence endures on the big screen. After a screening of The Killers (1946) Alan K. Rode discusses Lancaster's life and career with author Kate Buford, Burt Lancaster: An American Life and Susie Lancaster, Burt's widow at the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. (3 parts)

Terry Moore

Terry Moore Interview
with Eddie Muller

Terry Moore, ageless star of Shack Out on 101, engages Film Noir Foundation prez Eddie Muller in a fun—and at times inexplicable—Interviewfollowing the film's screening at the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. Terry discusses her patriotic feelings for the film, her recent role in HBO's True Detective, and a lifetime in-between. (2 parts)

Susan Andrews

Susan Andrews Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Laura (1944) is one of the classic American films and remains cinematic ground zero for film noir fans. At the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, host Alan K. Rode chatted with Susan Andrews, daughter of the film's star Dana Andrews. Susan conversed with superb insight about her father's life and career including recalling what it was like to grow up in Hollywood as the daughter of a major movie star. (3 parts)

Nancy Olson

Nancy Olson Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Actress Nancy Olson was 20 years old when she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for portraying 22 year old Betty Schaefer in the Sunset Boulevard in 1950. Both the film, shown at the 2014 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, and Nancy Olson-Livingston appear to be ageless. During a post-screening discussion with host Alan K. Rode, Olson reflected about one of the greatest films ever made and reminisced about her life and career. (3 parts)

Stuart Whitman

Stuart Whitman Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Stuart Whitman is one of the last of a breed of rugged Hollywood leading men who rose to stardom through the old Hollywood studio system. An Academy Award nominee for The Mark and the star of numerous features in the 1960's, Whitman visited the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs to introduce a screening of his film Murder Inc (1960) and chat with host Alan K. Rode after the film. (2 parts)

Marsha Hunt

Marsha Hunt 2013 Interview
with Alan K. Rode

The incomparable Marsha Hunt joined festival host and producer Alan K. Rode on stage at the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs following the screening of Mary Ryan, Detective (1949) at the 2013 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. Ever-charming, witty and possessed of prodigious recall at 95 years young, Miss Hunt reminisced about her storied acting resume, the ordeal of the Blacklist and her career as an activist and crusader for social justice. (3 parts)

Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Michael Lindsay-Hogg Interview
with Eddie Muller

"The Most Interesting Man In the World?" That just might be writer-producer-director Michael Lindsay-Hogg, who discusses film noir, rock and roll, Geraldine Fitzgerald (his mother), and being the illegitimate son of the legendary Orson Welles. With Eddie Muller, following a screening of his mother's film Three Strangers at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, 2013 (3 parts)

Jimmy Lydon

Jimmy Lyndon Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Jimmy Lydon first hit his marks on Broadway back in 1937, before embarking on a seven-decade Hollywood career as an actor, producer and writer. The loquacious jack-of-all-trades reminisced about his extraordinary life and career with host Alan K. Rode after a screening of Strange Illusion (1945) at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, May 2013. (3 parts)

Patricia Ward Kelly

Patricia Ward Kelly Interview
with Alan K. Rode

Biographer and film historian Patricia Ward Kelly, the widow of screen immortal Gene Kelly, joined producer/host Alan K. Rode for a post screening discussion of Christmas Holiday (1944) at the 2013 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs. Mrs. Kelly's eloquence and wit concerning what was certainly the most intriguing movie of Gene Kelly's career progressed into a lively conversation about her husband's life and her own role as the trustee of Gene Kelly's legacy. (3 parts)

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