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New 50th Anniversary Restoration! Alan Bates and Geneviève Bujold star in Philipe de Broca's KING OF HEARTS • Friday, June 22 – Thursday, June 28

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Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Repertory Series ArchiveScrewball Summer

The Great McGinty

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THE GREAT MCGINTY

75th Anniversary!

(1940) dir Preston Sturges w/Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff, Allyn Joslyn, William Demarest [82 min; 35mm]
Skid row bum turned crooked politician, Dan McGinty (Donlevy) finds himself at odds with his corrupt mobster boss (Tamiroff) when he does the unthinkable – tells the truth. Preston Sturges debut film as a director shows all of the promise one would expect from the future director of The Lady Eve, The Palm Beach Story, Sullivan’s Travels, and more.

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Monday 8/24: Double Feature

CHRISTMAS IN JULY
at 3:30
THE GREAT MCGINTY
at 5:00

Tuesday 8/25: Double Feature

CHRISTMAS IN JULY
at 3:30 7:00
THE GREAT MCGINTY
at 5:00 8:30

Monday 8/31: Double Feature

PHILADELPHIA STORY
at 2:45 7:00
HOLIDAY
at 5:00 9:15

Tuesday 9/1: Double Feature

PHILADELPHIA STORY
at 2:45
HOLIDAY
at 5:00

Double Feature: see two movies for one low price – click the earlier of two consecutive showtimes and select the Multi-Feature ticket option. Brattle passes accepted. All times PM unless indicated.

  • New 50th Anniversary Restoration! Alan Bates and Geneviève Bujold star in Philipe de Broca's KING OF HEARTS • Friday, June 22 – Thursday, June 28
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