Film noir moments: “Backstreet Frenzy”

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“‘Ain’t you cops got nothin’ better to do? Haulin’ us in for what? Smoochin’ under a streetlight?’ The arrest of ex-working girl Wanda and her n’er-do-well boyfriend Clovis sets the pair hurtling down a dark spiral that leads to robbery, violence, a confrontation with the mob — and a million-to-one shot at redemption. From the 1956 B-movie thriller, ‘Backstreet Frenzy.'” Pencil sketch.

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