Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sun, Apr 7, 2013
7:30pm

Noir City: Hollywood, 15th Annual Festival Of Film Noir
Alfred Werker/Richard Basehart Double Feature!
REPEAT PERFORMANCE / HE WALKED BY NIGHT
Presented in collaboration with the Film Noir Foundation

REPEAT PERFORMANCE 35mm preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive; preservation funding provided by The Film Noir Foundation.

Introduction by Eddie Muller and Alan K. Rode of the Film Noir Foundation.
REPEAT PERFORMANCE
1947, Film Noir Foundation, 91 min, USA, Dir: Alfred L. Werker

Consider it the noir version of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Broadway actress Sheila Page (Joan Leslie) rings in the New Year by shooting her husband to death. She blurts out a confession to her friend, poet William Williams (Richard Basehart), but as she leads him to the crime scene ... the preceding year begins again! Will Sheila be able to correct what went so dreadfully wrong, or will Fate demand a ... REPEAT PERFORMANCE? Back-stabbing backstage melodrama crossed with “The Twilight Zone.” NOT ON DVD!


HE WALKED BY NIGHT
1948, Park Circus/MGM, 79 min, USA, Dir: Alfred L. Werker

A psychotic loner (Richard Basehart) uses his genius for electronics to commit robberies while evading the police. When he escalates to cop killer, L.A.’s finest (Scott Brady, Roy Roberts and Jack Webb) employ new-for-the-time crime-fighting techniques to trap their clever adversary. The manhunt leads through - and beneath - Los Angeles’ most noir-stained cityscapes, stunningly photographed by the greatest of all noir cinematographers, John Alton. Featuring uncredited directorial assistance from Anthony Mann (RAW DEAL, T-MEN).


Screening formats: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Sun, Apr 7, 2013 • 7:30pm

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