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The original film adaptation of Patrick Hamilton's 1938 play, directed by British director Thorold Dickinson, was released four years before George Cukor's better-known version, and stars Anton Walbrook and Diana Wynyard. Screening in 35mm.
Oct. 16, 7:20 p.m.
Oct. 14–26. All screenings on Oct. 14 & 15 feature introductions by film noir scholar Foster Hirsch.
This week: VIOLENT SATURDAY, KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL, CRISS CROSS (1949), THE ASPHALT JUNGLE, THE KILLING (1956), THE STEEL TRAP, WHITE HEAT (1949), ARMORED CAR ROBBERY, ROBBERY (1967) and RIFIFI.
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Oct. 27–Nov. 26. All films feature live musical accompaniment.
See every film and save with the Silent Cinema All-Access Pass.
Opening the series: NOSFERATU: A SYMPHONY OF HORROR, with live musical accompaniment by Andrew Simpson, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 28–Nov. 2.
Presenting CAT PEOPLE (1942) (tickets $5) and four Double Features: I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE with THE LEOPARD MAN; THE SEVENTH VICTIM with THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE; THE GHOST SHIP with ISLE OF THE DEAD; and THE BODY SNATCHER with BEDLAM.
Oct. 22–Nov. 18.
Opening the series: Double Feature: IVY (1947) with BORN TO BE BAD (1950).
Co-presented with the National Gallery of Art
Nov. 2–20. Opening the series: Sergei Eisenstein's drama STRIKE (1925), silent with live musical accompaniment by Alloy Orchestra. Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m.
Oct 8–Dec. 22; films at AFI Silver Nov. 11–22.
Presenting PELLE THE CONQUEROR, LA PIROGUE and AN AMERICAN TAIL.
Nov. 11–22. Opening the series: Bong Joon-ho's OKJA, starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano and Jake Gyllenhaal, Nov. 11–13, 15 & 16.