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Sat, Mar 12, 2016

Repertory Series ArchivePrime Noir of the 1940s

The Big Clock

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THE BIG CLOCK

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

Double Feature with MINISTRY OF FEAR

(1948) dir John Farrow w/Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, Maureen O’Sullivan, Rita Johnson, Elsa Lanchester [93 min; 35mm]
Milland stars as George Stroud, the editor of a true crime magazine, who is hired by his imposing boss Earl Janoth (Laugthon) to frame a particular man for the murder of Janoth’s mistress. Unbeknownst to Janoth, Stroud is that man and so he must continue the charade of a manhunt while also searching for the true murderer of the girl.

Brattle Film Notes for “The Big Clock”

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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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