XI - End of an Era

As we come to the end of the classic noir era, we wrap up our examination of the femme fatale through two late-career pictures from some of the best who ever did it, Fritz Lang and Otto Preminger, both no strangers to this podcast. Angel Face and Human Desire together represent an intriguing evolution of the femme fatale, right as a new wave of cultural upheaval approaches and the genre departs Hollywood for a few decades. Join us as end one age but begin another with two more women who kill.

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