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New Digital Restoration! A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (aka: STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN) • February 23 & 24

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Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Prime Noir of the 1940sRepertory Series Archive

Thieves’ Highway

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THIEVES' HIGHWAY

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

Double Feature with THEY LIVE BY NIGHT

(1949) dir Jules Dassin w/Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb [94 min; DCP]
A pioneer of the on-location shooting that would become a hallmark of the 1950s film noirs, Jules Dassin directs this searing film about a trucker’s quest for revenge against the man responsible for crippling his father. Set, and shot, in the vibrant produce markets of San Francisco, THIEVES’ HIGHWAY is a three-fold experience: a thrilling melodrama, a social commentary from politically active Dassin, and a remarkable window into our nation’s past.

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)

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

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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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