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Area Premiere! BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE) • February 2–8

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The Old Dark House

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Double Feature with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (5:00, 8:45)

(1932) dir James Whale w/Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Lilian Bond, Ernest Thesiger, Eva Moore, Raymond Massey, Gloria Stuart [72 min; DCP]
Frankenstein director James Whale crafted this gloriously bonkers yet nerve-jangling tale that became the template for all spooky-house chillers to come. Stranded travelers stumble upon a strange old house, and find themselves at the mercy of a highly eccentric and potentially dangerous family. This atmospheric thriller features an unforgettable post-Frankenstein horror role for Boris Karloff, as the hulking, disfigured butler Morgan.

“An extremely credible entertainment that, creaking along at a smart pace, applauds itself with shrieks, thuds and thunderclaps.” – J. Hoberman, New York Times

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Wednesday 1/3
at 7:00 PM
Thursday 1/4
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