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Repertory Series: Keaton-esque • THE FAIRY • Thursday 12/27 at 5:00, 9:30

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Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Repertory Series ArchiveRobert Wise Centennial

The Set-Up

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(1949) dir Wise w/Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter [73 min; 35mm]
In this, one of the greatest boxing noirs and an inspiration for both Raging Bull and Pulp Fiction, Robert Ryan plays Stoker Thompson, a washed up boxer nearing the end of his career. In the middle of a match with a heavily-favored, younger fighter, Stoker discovers that his manager has made a deal with a ruthless gangster to throw the fight.

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Monday, July 21

  • BORN TO KILL at 3:00 PM
  • THE SET-UP at 5:00 PM

Tuesday, July 22

See THE SET-UP in a double feature with BORN TO KILL for one low price – select the Multi-Feature ticket for the earliest show you wish to attend! Brattle passes accepted.

  • Repertory Series: Holiday Adjacent • EYES WIDE SHUT • Thursday 12/20 at 7:30