Classic Style

The Informer really seemed to introduce a lot of classic Noir styles.


I can see it. Very atmospheric nightime setting and the characters are neither wholly good nor wholly bad. (Except for Mrs. McPhillip.)

I haven't seen all of John Ford's movies but this one certainly seems atypical.


///Except for Mrs. McPhillip///

and Ms. McPhillip. This young woman was against Gipo's execution, and she prayed for him.

And Cathy, Gipo's girlfriend, is a good woman. She was forced into prostitution by her extreme poverty.

Listen to your enemy, for God is talking


There was but more probably because it was filmed in a Hollywood backlot.

Its that man again!!