Re: RARA-AVIS: Still more nominations

From: Buzz (
Date: 27 Mar 2002

Went through my library, came up with a few more late entries:

Hanson (Night Dogs, Kent Anderson) Vietnam vet as cop on the nasty streets of Portland

Stan Carlisle (Nightmare Alley, William Lindsay Gresham) ambitious cut-throat carny becomes hoaxster spiritualist

Harold Odom (Portrait of a Young Man Drowning, Charles Perry) Brooklyn boy falls inexorably into life of crime.

Dix (The Asphalt Jungle, W. R. Burnett) later turned into classic flick starring Sterling Hayden.

Alicia (Adios Muchachos, Daniel Chavarria) cuban noir

Johnny Hayden (The girl with the long green heart, Lawrence Block) Hustler con man, ala the Grifters.

Rico Cesare Bandello (Little Caeser, W. R. Burnett)


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