menu icon

The Brattle Theatre40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • [email protected]

Theatrical Premiere Engagement! BISBEE '17 • September 20–26

You Are Viewing a Past Event

Looking for an upcoming event? Click here to view our current calendar →

Mon, Dec 26, 2016

Rarities (past events)Staff Picks (past events)Repertory Series ArchiveHappy 100th Kirk Douglas!

Ace in the Hole

Buy Tickets

ace-in-the-hole-6

Double Feature with DETECTIVE STORY

(1951) dir Billy Wilder w/Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur [111 min; DCP]
A ruthless, down-on-his-luck reporter (Douglas), relegated to a dead-end job at a small-town paper, finds himself at the center of a sensational story and manipulates the people involved to prolong his moment in the sun.

“A lurid pulp indictment of exploitation, opportunism, doctored intelligence, torture for profit, insatiable greed, and shady journalism.” – Nathan Lee, Village Voice

“As a diatribe against all that is worst in human nature, it has moments dipped in pure vitriol.” – Time Out

Buy Tickets:

Click showtime to purchase tickets:
 

Monday 12/26
at 4:45 9:15 PM

 
Interested in other titles in this program? Click here for more info…

Brattle passes accepted. Special, Usher, and Producer members may reserve seats here.

  • Theatrical Premiere Engagement! BISBEE '17 • September 20–26