They don't make movies like this any more: femmes fatales in Film Noir

Scarlet Street 1945 directed by Fritz Lang. Femme fatale Joan Bennett under a street light in the dark night for the film Scarlet street.

Tribute to Film Noir in Showcase of Film Noir Photography - a great style of play too.

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In this picture, the shadow behind the woman is used to show that she is scared of what is waiting for her up the stairs. The multiple shadows make it seem like on the inside she is really nervous and scared.

Loving the mysterious nature of her...reminds me of Carmen Sandiego (remember her?)

Original Pin: Loving the mysterious nature of her.reminds me of Carmen Sandiego (remember her?

Vogue Italia Beauty October 2013 (Vogue Italia)

The Terrier and Lobster: Gold Beauty: Viktoriya Sasonkina by Greg Lotus for Vogue Italia October 2013

still taken on the set of the Von Sternberg- Dietrich films at Paramount in the early 1930s, "Shanghai Express

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