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In a Lonely Place

Special Guests: Patrick McGilligan, Steven Rybin, Will Scheibel, & Steve Anderson

Guest Co-Host: Jared Case

Noir November continues with Nicholas Ray’s In a Lonely Place. Based loosely on a novel by Dorothy B. Hughes, the film stars Humphrey Bogart as a screenwriter on the edge of madness and Gloria Grahame as the woman who tries to love him.

We’re joined by Jared Case, Head of Motion Picture Collection Information and Access at the George Eastman House.

We conclude our interview with Patrick McGilligan as we discuss his book Nicholas Ray: The Glorious Failure of an American Director.


Buy In a Lonely Place on DVD

Buy In A Lonely Place by Dorothy B Hughes

Buy Nicholas Ray: The Glorious Failure of an American Director by Patrick McGilligan

Buy Lonely Places, Dangerous Ground: Nicholas Ray in American Cinema Edited by Steven Rybin and Will Scheibel

Visit the This Last Lonely Place website

Learn more about The George Eastman House

Support the Nicholas Ray Foundation

Visit the official Humphrey Bogart website

Listen to the Out of the Past podcast about In a Lonely Place


“In a Lonely Place” – New Order

“In a Lonely Place” – The Smithereens

“The Beast in Me” – Johnny Cash

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About The Author
Mike White
Mike White
Often mistaken for the ginger screenwriter/actor of the same name, Mike White has been a frequent contributor to publications such as CinemaScope, Paracinema, Detroit’s Metro Times, and Detour-Mag.com. He’s served on juries at the Slamdance, Cinekink, MicroCineFest and Kansas City film festivals. Additionally, he’s been featured in the documentaries David Goodis: To a Pulp and The People Vs. George Lucas. In 2010, BearManor Media published Impossibly Funky: A Cashiers du Cinemart Collection. A collection of film reviews, Cinema Detours, will be published in 2013.

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