Current & Upcoming Films
LADIES OF THE BIG HOUSE/BLONDIE JOHNSON
Tuesday, March 6:
LADIES OF THE BIG HOUSE
A pretty young flower-girl rejects the advances of a notorious hood who then frames her and her new boyfriend for murder that sends the boyfriend to death row and the flower girl to a vicious women's prison. Things go from bad to worse when its discovered that the hood's former moll is behind bars there too! A wild pre-code extravaganza with an abundance of heart-pounding big-house violence;cat-fights galore! A rarely seen gem from the height of the pre-code era! Starring Sylvia Sidney, Gene Raymond, Wynne Gibson, Louise Beavers. Directed by Marion Gering. In B&W. 35mm Studio Archive Print! 77 mins. 1931.
TUE at 8:00 only!
Against a graphically depicted Depression-era backdrop, the story of a wise-cracking gal who rises to the top in the male-dominated crime rackets is played out with enough gusto and sexually charged ammo to load a dozen tommy guns. A rapid-fire exercise in economy and excitement, this is first-class pre-code entertainment of the highest order! Starring Joan Blondell, Chester Morris, Mae Busch, Allen Jenkins. Directed by Ray Enright. In B&W. HQ Digital. 67 mins. 1933.
TUE at 6:30 and 9:35