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Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Repertory Series ArchivePrime Noir of the 1940s

Kiss of Death

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KISS OF DEATH

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

Please note: KISS OF DEATH has been rescheduled to Wed 3/16 in order to allow film critic A. O. Scott to introduce THEY LIVE BY NIGHT on Friday 3/11.

(1947) dir Henry Hathaway w/Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark [98 min; DCP]
Nick Bianco (Mature) is part of a small-time New York gang that gets nabbed during a jewelry store heist. Under pressure from the D.A., Bianco eventually agrees to testify against his partners in exchange for his freedom so that he can take care of his children. Inevitably, one of his former pals, Tommy Udo (Widmark), gets out of prison and comes gunning for Bianco and his family. Widmark’s gleefully unhinged performance as Udo made him a film noir icon with his very first role!

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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  • 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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