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The 23rd Annual BUGS BUNNY FILM FESTIVAL takes place February 16–25, featuring three different programs with all your favorite Looney Tunes characters! Click for details…

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Wed, Mar 9, 2016

Prime Noir of the 1940sRepertory Series Archive

The Reckless Moment

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THE RECKLESS MOMENT

75 Years of Film Noir, Part 4: Prime Noir of the 1940s

Double Feature with LAURA

(1949) dir Max Ophuls w/James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks, Henry O’Neill [81 min; 35mm]
Joan Bennett plays an unassuming, regular ‘ol mom who tries to protect her daughter from a seducer, only to be blackmailed herself. Confronted by the seedy side of life, she finds an unlikely champion in the form of one of her blackmailers (Mason). This elegant and atmospheric noir is one of a few American films made by German born director Max Ophuls.

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LAURA
Wed 3/9 at 7:30 PM
THE RECKLESS MOMENT
Wed 3/9 at 5:30 9:30 PM
THE BLUE DAHLIA
Thu 3/10 at 7:30 PM
THIS GUN FOR HIRE
Thu 3/10 at 5:30 9:30 PM
*THEY LIVE BY NIGHT
Fri 3/11 at 8:00 PM
(in place of KISS OF DEATH)
MINISTRY OF FEAR
Sat 3/12 at 7:00 PM
THE BIG CLOCK
Sat 3/12 at 9:00 PM
KEY LARGO
Sun 3/13 at 2:30 7:00 PM
TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT
Sun 3/13 at 4:45 9:15 PM
ACT OF VIOLENCE
Mon 3/14 at 7:30 PM
CRACK-UP
Mon 3/14 at 5:30 9:30 PM
*KISS OF DEATH
Wed 3/16 at 5:30 7:30 9:30 PM
(in place of THEY LIVE BY NIGHT)
THIEVES’ HIGHWAY
Thu 3/17 at 7:30 PM
*THEY LIVE BY NIGHT
Thu 3/17 at 5:30 9:30 PM
(in place of FORCE OF EVIL)

 
Brattle Passes accepted. *Please note schedule changes on Fri 3/11, Wed 3/16, and Thu 3/17

Special, Usher, and Producer members may reserve passes here.

  • The 23rd Annual BUGS BUNNY FILM FESTIVAL takes place February 16–25, featuring three different programs with all your favorite Looney Tunes characters! Click for details…
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