Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sun, Apr 17, 2016
7:30pm

NOIR CITY: FILM NOIR FESTIVAL 2016
Julien Duvivier Double Feature!
FLESH AND FANTASY / DESTINY
NOIR CITY: HOLLYWOOD THE 18th ANNUAL LOS ANGELES FESTIVAL OF FILM NOIR is presented by the American Cinematheque and Film Noir Foundation

For more information about the Film Noir Foundation click here.

Introduction by Eddie Muller of the Film Noir Foundation.
35mm Archival Print!

FLESH AND FANTASY
1943, Universal, 94 min, Dir: Julien Duvivier

Considered one of the greatest French directors (his PEPÉ LE MOKO is the virtual template for the “poetic realism” that informed film noir), Duvivier escaped the war years at home by bringing his incredible style to several offbeat Hollywood films of the early 1940s. This anthology of slightly supernatural tales - a proto-“Twilight Zone,” if you will - features a dazzling cast of stars (Edward G. Robinson, Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Boyer, Betty Field, Robert Cummings, Thomas Mitchell) and exceptional camerawork by Stanley Cortez and Paul Ivano.


35mm Archival Print! Not on DVD!

DESTINY
1944, Universal, 65 min, Dir: Julien Duvivier, Reginald Le Borg

Originally intended to be the opening tale of FLESH AND FANTASY, Universal elected to turn this segment into a 65-minute stand-alone feature, its added passages directed by Reginald Le Borg. A pair of robbers (Alan Curtis and Frank Craven) hide out in rural Paradise Valley, where the townsfolk are so pleasant and trusting that the crooks eagerly map out a plan to rob them blind. But a farmer’s daughter (Gloria Jean), who really is blind, has a big surprise in store for one of them.


Screening format: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Sun, Apr 17, 2016 • 7:30pm

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