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Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Halloween 2014Repertory Series ArchiveThe Master of Schlock: A Centennial Tribute to William Castle

The Whistler

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(1944) dir William Castle w/Richard Dix, Gloria Stuart, J. Carrol Naish [59 min; 35mm]
William Castle cut his teeth working on almost 40 cheapo B-movies for Columbia Pictures before he became an independent operator. One of his biggest successes was this convoluted mystery thriller and its subsequent sequels. Spun off from a popular radio serial, THE WHISTLER tells the tale of a disgraced industrialist who anonymously hires a hitman to bump himself off. When his fortunes change, however, he tries to cancel the contract but can’t connect with the killer.

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  • THE WHISTLER, Fri 10/24 at 7:15 PM
  • THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI, Fri 10/24 at 5:15, 8:45 PM
  • ROSEMARY’S BABY, Sat 10/25 at 12:30 PM; Wed 10/29 at 8:30 PM
  • HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, Sat 10/25 at 3:45, 7:30* PM (*EMERGO screening)
  • THE OLD DARK HOUSE, Sat 10/25 at 5:30, 9:15 PM
  • THE TINGLER, Sun 10/26 at 7:00* PM; Thu 10/30 at 7:00* PM (*PERCEPTO screenings)
  • 13 GHOSTS, Sun 10/26 at 5:00*, 9:00* PM; Thu 10/30 at 5:00* (*ILLUSION-O screenings) [note: Thursday’s 9:00 show is canceled, we regret any inconvenience]
  • HOMICIDAL, Mon 10/27 at 8:30 PM
  • STRAIT-JACKET, Tue 10/28 at 10:00 PM

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