The Public Enemy (1931)

Noirvember Retrospective: The Women of “The Public Enemy”

By Joan Amenn In this early noir classic women are categorized in three ways; the passive and not very bright good girls, the party girls who like to have fun but maybe not break the law and those hard bitten few who walk on the wild side. This last category is personified by the iconic Jean Harlow who can go toe to toe with James … Continue reading Noirvember Retrospective: The Women of “The Public Enemy”