Friday, May 1, 2015

YouTube Film Noir Series "The Port of San Pedro"

A new YouTube series, The Port of San Pedro, captures the look and feel of film noir movies of the 1940s and 50s. Created by Cleo Valente and shot in black and white, the series takes place in the Port of San Pedro in California.

Cast and crew filming The Port of San Pedro

The story follows detective Nick De Salvo and Police Captain Sebastian Montenero as they team up to investigate the mysterious Luli May Tang who runs an illegal operation in Macao. A quick trip to the shows Web site will tell you the creators have a love for classic film noir. Pictures of Orson Welles in Touch of Evil and Jane Greer and Robert Mitchum in Out of the Past populate the page.

If you’re looking for a modern take on the noir formula and look, give The Port of San Pedro a try by taking a look at the trailer below.


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