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Sat, Mar 12, 2016

Prime Noir of the 1940sRepertory Series Archive

Ministry of Fear

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MINISTRY OF FEAR

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

Double Feature with THE BIG CLOCK

(1945) dir Fritz Lang w/Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke, Dan Duryea [86 min; 35mm]
During WWII, Stephen Neale (Milland) stops at a fair on his way to London and wins a cake by correctly guessing its weight. For some reason, it seems that a lot of other people want to get their hands on that cake too and Neale finds himself embroiled with a ring of Nazi spies, a beautiful woman, and one very sinister tailor.

Brattle Film Notes for “Ministry of Fear”

Buy Tickets – 1940s Film Noir:

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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)

 
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