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Selections from a terrific film noir Flickr set spotted while aimlessly trolling “teh intarwebs”.
Terry Cordell: You can’t expect to dodge the police indefinitely, George. Wouldn’t it be smarter to go to Cochrane and get this thing out in the open?
George Steele: Just about as smart as cutting my throat to get some fresh air.
— Crack-up. Dir. Irving Reis. Perf. Pat O’Brien, Claire Trevor, Herbert Marshall. 1946.
The IT industry is often portrayed as weary soul-destroying labour in a matrix peopled with ungrateful or at least uncaring cubicle drones. How appropriate, then, that it should give rise to one Jared DiMartine, who has put his time in purgatory to good use—funding a photography hobby and small business that we hope yields great future dividends. Below are excerpts from Mr. DiMartine’s exhibition “Film Noir“, presented at the Kiehl’s Boutique in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, last February.