A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, September 14, 2015
9/14/1946 Here comes the Decoy
September 14, 1946. We go deep into noir territory today, as Decoy premieres. A dying female gangster explains how they rescued her boyfriend after he dies in the gas chamber, hoping to revive him. Not out of love, but because he knows where the money is hidden. What could possibly go wrong? Oh yeah, she's fatally wounded...