ALAN LADD — Forgotten Man of Forties Noir

Did anyone in the mid-1940’s look better onscreen in a suit and fedora? ¬†Anyone more sartorially splendid? Was any actor more handsome? ¬†More terse? Alan Ladd once said of himself that he had the face of an aging choirboy. Whatever, by the early-to-mid 1940’s he was at the height of his reign as Paramount Pictures’ […]