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CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby RedRiver » July 10th, 2013, 12:01 pm

I've read a few of his books. Have access to more. Our local library has a surprisingly impressive crime collection.

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby JackFavell » July 10th, 2013, 12:05 pm

Wasn't Goodis one of the spotlight writers during noir month? I should go look for some of his books.

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby RedRiver » July 10th, 2013, 12:50 pm

That reminds me. The library has a nice hardbound collection of four or five of his books. If there's anything better than a good book, it's a good copy!

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby ChiO » July 10th, 2013, 1:08 pm

Wasn't Goodis one of the spotlight writers during noir month? I should go look for some of his books.


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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby Robert Regan » July 10th, 2013, 1:12 pm

Good point, Red. But somehow it seems that Goodis feels right in a 25 cent paperback original.

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby RedRiver » July 10th, 2013, 1:45 pm

I very much shared that opinion when I was younger. Now? Give me something I can see!

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby Robert Regan » July 10th, 2013, 1:58 pm

Another good point, Rd!

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby kingrat » July 10th, 2013, 3:52 pm

My post belonged in the Noir Films thread, and has been moved there. Jet lag continues, and I intend to use that excuse for at least the next month.

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby RedRiver » July 11th, 2013, 11:41 am

I've made a note to get that Goodis collection from the library. Looking forward to it!

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby ChiO » December 4th, 2013, 10:14 am

A great big HAPPY 110th BIRTHDAY to Cornell Woolrich (though if it's a happy one, it'll probably be his first).

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby JackFavell » December 4th, 2013, 11:47 am

For the birthday celebrations today, we'll be having

MUSIC
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DANCING
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BRIGHT LIGHTS
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GREAT CONVERSATION
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PRETTY COSTUMES
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GAMES, LIKE HIDE AND GO SEEK
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DRINKS
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MAYBE SOME ROMANCE
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HIGH CLASS CULTURE
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DID I MENTION DRINKS?
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FEATS OF DEXTERITY
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SURPRISES
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IN OTHER WORDS, GREAT FUN
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A GOOD TIME WILL BE HAD BY ALL
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CORNELL WOOLRICH!

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby kingrat » December 4th, 2013, 12:11 pm

What a great post!

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby RedRiver » December 4th, 2013, 12:18 pm

Happy Day to the most diabolical writer of them all! Crime fiction has never been more imaginative.

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby Rita Hayworth » December 4th, 2013, 12:27 pm

Wow ... I loved those photos and Mr. Woolrich is 110 years old ... His imagination has no boundaries ...

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Re: CORNELL WOOLRICH : King of Noir

Postby Vienna » December 4th, 2013, 1:37 pm

Thanks for those wonderful pictures and your comments, Jack Flavell.
I love Woolrich. What an imagination.


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