If you are a fan of Raymond Chandler and Alfred Hitchcock then this must mean that you are a fan of the great noir films. These films defined an entire generation of individuals because the encapsulated the dark and gritty nature of Murder mysteries and it fed on people’s fascination with this theme. However, although noir era has been bygone for the past several decades it appears that it is slowly creeping its way back into the mass media with the introduction and telecast of television shows such as ‘The Killing’. Therefore if you have ever been fascinated with this theme or is still fascinated then one party that you must definitely throw is a film noir-themed party. Although you may like the idea you may not know from where to start, thus to assist these noir enthusiasts the following article will proceed to explore the steps that one must take in order to plan such a party.
One feature that would determine the success of this party is its décor, therefore, one needs to be dedicated and serious when decorating for this party. The first step that one must take is to get banner printingof the classic noir films such as ‘The Big Sleep’, ‘Maltese Falcon’ etc. Once, you obtain them you should proceed to decorate the walls of your house by hanging them. Although, one can directly paste them on to the wall if one is not restricted by a budget they should opt to frame and hang these images.
Furthermore, one can also invest in a pull up display banners which they can hang on the front door in order to both welcome the guests and to also let them know how serious you are about this themed party.
When inviting the guests one should make sure to ask them to come in their finest noir costumes in order to keep up with the theme of the night. If they are unable to find costumes one can also mention some popular shops that carry clothes that match this era in order to make this process easier for the guests.
As this is a noir-themed party it is a pre-requisite to have at least one showcasing of a great noir film. In such an instance one can either opt to convert their backyard into an open-air theater or their living room into a cinematic experience.
Noir themed parties are a type of party that many individuals do not throw therefore make sure to follow the aforementioned guide in order to stay true to this great film era.