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Mario Bava & the Birth of the Italian Giallo • September 29 – October 5

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Thu, Mar 10, 2016

Prime Noir of the 1940sRepertory Series Archive

This Gun for Hire

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THIS GUN FOR HIRE

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

Double Feature with THE BLUE DAHLIA

(1942) dir Frank Tuttle w/Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar [80 min; 35mm]
In this earlier pairing, Ladd plays a hitman with a tragic past and Lake a nightclub-singer-turned-spy who find themselves caught up in a wartime plot to sell poison gas to the Japanese.

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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

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  • Mario Bava & the Birth of the Italian Giallo • September 29 – October 5
Mario Bava & the Birth of the Italian Giallo • THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE • Sat 9:30 at 11:00 & Sun 10/1 at 1:00

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