Film Noir in 15 Minutes

15 min

Get an overview of Hollywood’s darkest timeline: film noir



On this day in 1941, The Maltese Falcon, starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor, premiered in New York City. Let's commemorate the movie, generally considered Hollywood's first noir, with a quick overview of film noir.


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What's Included

Chicago Movie Tours' virtual and in-person programs incorporate the following to bring the subject matter to life:

• HD video
• Photos
• Clips and screenshots
• Maps
• Newspapers
• Movie fan magazines
• Animated slideshows
• Expert commentary...and more