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Boston Women's Film Festival presents WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY • Sunday 9/30 at 8:00

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Mon, Dec 26, 2016

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

Detective Story

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Double Feature with ACE IN THE HOLE

(1951) dir William Wyler w/Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O’Donnell [103 min; DCP]
A bravura performance by Kirk Douglas anchors this film noir tale, set at a police precinct, that takes places over the course of one day. Though the movie follows a few plot strands, Douglas is at the center as a driven, brutal detective whose overzealous pursuit of crime puts him at odds with his own wife.

“Detective Story is a hard-grained entertainment, not revealing but bruisingly real.” – Bosley Crowther, New York Times (11/7/1951)

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at 2:30 7:00 PM

 
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