A few names that pop up for August 1st:
HAROLD SCHUSTER (1902-1985) Editor and director, many noir fans know him for having directed LOOPHOLE (1954).
HENRY JONES (1912-1999) Actor known best by noir fans as the nasty coroner in VERTIGO. Also THE BAD SEED, 3:10 TO YUMA. Many Broadway and TV credits.
J. LEE THOMPSON (1914-2002) Director, best known for CAPE FEAR (1962), also directed many British noir/crime films, including TIGER BAY, BLONDE SINNER, NO TREES IN THE STREET and MURDER WITHOUT CRIME.
ARTHUR BRAUNER (1918-2019) Prolific German/international producer with a 50+ year career that began in 1947. Most relevant and revelatory film might be EPILOG (1950) a feverish shipboard noir that we screened for the first time in the USA at the Roxie Theater earlier this year.
VICTOR MILLAN (1920-2009) Mostly a bit player in films, best remembered for appearances in TOUCH OF EVIL (1958) and GIANT (1956).
JANE HARKER (1922-2000) Gorgeous starlet under contract briefly for WB, had bit parts in THE MAN I LOVE (1946), HUMORESQUE (1946), THE UNFAITHFUL (1947), POSSESSED (1947), several Warners comedies, and in many of the WB Joe McDoakes "So You Want..." short subjects, playing McDoakes' wife.
GEORGIA LEE [SETTLE] (1925-2006) Charming as a 19-year old in WB's wartime romance THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU, dropped by them to freelance, ultimately hooking up with director-producer Dick Ross, who specialized in "born-again crime films" featuring Billy Graham, including WIRETAPPER, and OILTOWN USA.