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Summer of Darkness

Summer of Darkness

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  • Network: TCM
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Movies
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Anthology
  • Tags: film noir

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Plot Synopsis

Each summer since 1999, TCM has presented its film noir programming event, SUMMER OF DARKNESS. In the years since the annual event's first airing, the TCM library has grown with additional partnership and licensing agreements allowing the network to bring back the programming event with a more expansive programming slate.
Hosted by Eddie Muller, Founder & President of The Film Noir Foundation, SUMMER OF DARKNESS returned for its 16th year on Friday, June 5, 2015. The summer programming event continues through the end of July, airing for 24 hours each Friday, beginning at 6am. This year's SUMMER OF DARKNESS programming slate will feature more than 100 noir titles making it the most extensive catalog of noirs ever presented by the network. For a full schedule, please visit

In addition to the 24-hour on-air programming, fans also have the opportunity to experience film noir on the big screen when TCM, Fathom Events and Universal Pictures bring Billy Wilder's noir classic, DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944) starring Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck to theaters across the country on July 19 and 20.

Additionally, fans are able to watch TCM live whenever and wherever they want via and the Watch TCM mobile apps by logging in with a user name and password provided by their TV service provider. Watch TCM features live streaming of the network, industry leading in-depth movie information, as well as more than 300 titles available on demand each month.