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6:00pm Classic Movie Night

January 23 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Double Indemnity

© Universal Studios

Monday, January 23

6:00 p.m.

Adapted from a James M. Cain novel by Wilder and Raymond Chandler, Double Indemnity represents the high-water mark of 1940s film noir urban crime dramas in which a greedy, weak man is seduced and trapped by a cold, evil woman amidst the dark shadows and Expressionist lighting of modern cities. Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck) seduces insurance agent Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) into murdering her husband to collect his accident policy. perspective, heightened by John Seitz’s hard-edged cinematography. Double Indemnity ranks with the classics of mainstream Hollywood movie-making.  Local film buff, Glenn Bergeron will introduce the film.  Popcorn and soda served.

 

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Date:
January 23
Time:
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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