Radio Wolinsky

Eddie Muller: Richard Wright’s “Native Son” and noir films

Eddie Muller, dubbed the “Czar of Noir” has written three books on film noir and hosts a weekly Noir film festival on Turner Classic Movies every weekend. He also is part of the team publicizing a 1951 film version of Richard Wright’s classic novel, “Native Son,” fllmed in Argentina and recently restored, which will be available on demand in January at and will be seen on Eddie’s program on TCM in February, Black History Month.

In this interview with host Richard Wolinsky, he discusses the film, as well as noir film and international noir, with sidetracks into the French New Wave and other topics.