Stormy Weather (1943) – Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the Day

[ View Image (1024×723) ] Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the DaySaturday, August 16, 2008 Lena Horne was one of those rare performers that lit up the silver screen. Although she only starred in a handful of films, she certainly between Stormy Weather and Cabin in the Sky, has made an impressive and timeless body of…

Notorious (1946) – Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the Day

[ View Image (1024×768) ] Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the DaySaturday, August 9, 2008 Pierre Segogne turns in this wonderful and evocative poster art for the 1946 Alfred Hitchcock noirish classic, Notorious. They MacGuffin of the key is also really well integrated into this artwork at the top with the interesting split coloring duality of…

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) – Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the Day

[ View Image (1024×814) ] Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the DayThursday, August 7, 2008 When it comes to classic images from cinema, it’s hard to beat this one with a down and out George Bailey (James Stewart) in Frank Capra’s, It’s a Wonderful Life. I love films with second chance themes. They give you some…

Nightmare Alley (1947) – Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the Day

[ View Image (1024×784) ] Vintage Movie Wallpaper of the DayThursday, July 31, 2008 Tyrone Power turns in one of the most memorable film noir performances of all time in Nightmare Alley. This is one of those bottled wine types of film, where the longer you think about it and the more times you see…

I Wake Up Screaming (1941) – Movie Wallpaper

[ View Image (1024×686) ] I’ve always been a fan of Victor Mature. I consider him one of my favorite noir actors. I promise to post more stills of him in the coming days and weeks ahead. Image Source: Official still used from its original USA release. Courtesy of the Mike Malloy collection. Related Links:…

Alias Nick Beal (1949) – Movie Wallpaper

[ View Image (1024×799) ] Film noir buffs eat your heart out with this amazing still of Ray Milland as Nick Beal. This sell your soul to the devil themed noir is one that just cries out to have a proper home video release! Image Source: Official still used in its original USA release. Related…

Nora inu (1949) – Movie Wallpaper

[ View Image (1024×710) ][ View Image (1280×888) ] Murakami (Toshiro Mifune) and Sato (Takashi Shimura) in pursuit of Murakami’s stolen gun in postwar Japan. “Nora inu” aka “Stray Dog” is one of my favorite Akira Kurosawa films, a great crime fable that is brimming with life in every inch of its frame throughout. Image…