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1950   

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             The Drowning Pool by Ross Macdonald

                The Drowning Pool (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                The Drowning Pool (1975 Film VHS)                

            The Brass Cupcake by John D. MacDonald

            Of Missing Persons by David Goodis

            Jealous Woman by James M. Cain

            My Gun is Quick and Vengeance is Mine by Mickey Spillane

            Savage Bride and Fright by Cornell Woolrich

            The Disenchanted by Budd Schulberg

            House of Flesh by Bruno Fischer

            The Screaming Mimi by Fredric Brown

            Murder Charge by Wade Miller

 

1951    

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             Cassidy's Girl by David Goodis

            The Way Some People Die by Ross Macdonald

            Murder for the Bride, Judge Me Not and Weep for Me by John D. MacDonald

                Judge Me Not (Amereon Ltd.)

            Strangler's Serenade by Cornell Woolrich

            The Loneliest Girl in the World by Kenneth Fearing

            The Farmer's Hotel by John O'Hara

            One Lonely Night, The Big Kill and The Long Wait by Mickey Spillane

            Shield for Murder by William P. McGivern

            Hill Girl  and River Girl by Charles Williams

            13 French Street by Gil Brewer

            Fools Walk In by Bruno Fischer

            Shoot to Kill by Wade Miller

 

1952

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            The Killer Inside Me and Cropper's Cabin by Jim Thompson

                The Killer Inside Me (Vintage/Black Lizard)

                Crime Novels : American Noir of the 1950s (Library of America)

            The Damned by John D. MacDonald

            The Ivory Grin by Ross Macdonald

            Of Tender Sin and Street of the Lost by David Goodis

                Of Tender Sin (Midnight Classics)

            Scalpel by Horace McCoy

            The Big Heat by William P. McGivern

                The Big Heat (1953 Film VHS)

            Kiss Me, Deadly by Mickey Spillane

                Kiss Me Deadly (1955 Film DVD)

                Kiss Me Deadly (1955 Film VHS)

            Plunder by Benjamin Appel

            The Brotherhood in Velvet by David Karp

 

1953

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            The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

                The Long Goodbye (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                Raymond Chandler : Later Novels and Other Writings

                The Long Goodbye (1953 Film VHS)

            Dead Low Tide, The Neon Jungle and Cancel All Your Vows by John D. MacDonald

            The Burglar, The Moon in the Gutter and The Wounded and the Slain by David Goodis

                The Moon in the Gutter (Midnight Classics)

            The Criminal, Bad Boy, The Alcoholics, Savage Night and Recoil by Jim Thompson

                The Criminal (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                Bad Boy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                The Alcoholics (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                Savage Night (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                Recoil (Vintage)

            Meet Me at the Morgue by Ross Macdonald

            Galatea by James M. Cain

            A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin

                A Kiss Before Dying (Carroll and Graf)

            Margin of Terror by William P. McGivern

            Junky by William Burroughs

                Junky (Viking)

            Hell Hath No Fury by Charles Williams

            Black Wings Has My Angel by Elliott Chaze

 

1954

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            Black Friday, Street of No ReturnThe Blonde on the Street Corner by David  Goodis

                Black Friday (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                The Blonde on the Street Corner (Midnight Classics Series)

            Area of Suspicion, and All These Condemned by John D.  Macdonald                                                      

Find a Victim by Ross Macdonald

    Find a Victim (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)            

The Golden Gizmo, A Hell of a Woman, The Nothing Man, Roughneck, A Swell-Looking Babe and King Blonde by Jim Thompson

    The Golden Gizmo (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

    A Hell of a Woman (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

    The Nothing Man (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

    Roughneck (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

    A Swell-Looking Babe (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

The Blackboard Jungle by Evan Hunter

Rogue Cop by William P.  McGivern

Sweet Money Girl by Benjamin Appel

A Touch of Death by Charles Williams

To Find a Killer by Lionel White

 

1955

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            A Bullet for Cinderella and Cry Hard, Cry Fast by John D. MacDonald

            After Dark, My Sweet by Jim Thompson

                After Dark, My Sweet (Vintage)

                After Dark, My Sweet (1990 Film DVD)                 

            Sinners and Shrouds by Jonathan Latimer

            The Name is Archer by Ross MacDonald

            The Primitive by Chester Himes

                The End of a Primitive (Old School Books)

            The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

                The Talented Mr. Ripley (Vintage/Black Lizard)

                The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ripley Under Ground, Ripley's Game (Knopf)

                Crime Novels : American Noir of the 1950s (Library of America)

                The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999 Film DVD)

                The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999 Film VHS)

            Beast in View by Margaret Millar

                Beast in View (Carroll & Graf)

            Pick-Up by Charles Willeford

                Crime Novels : American Noir of the 1950s (Library of America)

            Clean Break and The Big Caper by Lionel White

            Death's Sweet Song by Clifton Adams

 

1956

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            Murder in the Wind, April Evil and You Live Once by John D. MacDonald

            Down There, also released as Shoot the Piano Player by David Goodis

                Shoot the Piano Player (Vintage Crime/ Black Lizard)

                Shoot the Piano Player (Rutgers Film in Print)

                Shoot the Piano Player (1960 Film DVD)

                Shoot the Piano Player (1960 Film VHS)

            The Barbarous Coast by Ross MacDonald

            Cop Hater, The Mugger and The Pusher by Ed McBain

                Cop Hater : An 87th Precinct Mystery

            The Blunderer  by Patricia Highsmith

                The Blunderer (W. W.  Norton)

            Nightmare by Cornell Woolrich

            A Walk on the Wild Side by Nelson Algren

                A Walk on the Wild Side (Noonday Press)

            The Wicked Streets by Wenzell Brown

            A House in Naples and Kiss the Boss Good-By by Peter Rabe

            Sleep with Strangers by Dolores Hitchens

            High Priest of California by Charles Willeford

            The Big Bite by Charles Williams

 

1957

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            The Price of Murder, Death Trap and The Empty Trap  by John D. MacDonald

            Fire in the Flesh by David Goodis

            The Kill-Off by Jim Thompson

                The Kill-Off (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

            The Con Man by Ed McBain

            For Love of Imabelle by Chester Himes     

            Death Takes a Bus by Lionel White

 

1958

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            Playback by Raymond Chandler

                Raymond Chandler : Later Novels and Other Writings (Library of America)

                Playback (Vintage Crime)

            The Doomsters by Ross Macdonald

            The Executioners,  Clemmie and Soft Touch by John D. MacDonald

            The Getaway and Wild Town by Jim Thompson

                The Getaway (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

                The Getaway (1972 Film DVD)

                The Getaway (1994 Film DVD) 

                The Getaway (1972 Film VHS)   

                The Getaway (1994 Film VHS)

            King's Ransom by Ed McBain

            77 Sunset Strip by Roy Huggins

            Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

                Anatomy of a Murder (St. Martins Press)

                Anatomy of a Murder (1959 Film DVD)

                Anatomy of a Murder (1959 Film VHS)

            Man on the Run, Stain of Suspicion and Operator by Charles Williams

            Web of Murder by Harry Whittington

 

1959

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            Kitten with a Whip by Wade Miller

                Kitten with a Whip (1964 Film VHS)

            The Last Night by John McPartland

            The Listening Walls by Margaret Millar

                Listening Walls (International Polygonics)

            The Galton Case by Ross Macdonald

                The Galton Case (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

            The Hustler by Walter Tevis

                The Hustler (Buccaneer Books)

                The Hustler (1961 Film VHS)

 

 

 

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