Current & Upcoming Films
WED MAY 18
Not even a substantially bigger budget and a star-packed cast could deter the uncontested Master of Maudit, Edgar G. Ulmer, from creating one of his most unique masterworks. The story of a young man, his unexpected rise to prominence and his subsequent downfall at the hands of those he once exploited, has been called the director’s Citizen Kane. Starring Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn, and Sydney Greenstreet. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. In B&W. Presented in a beautiful, restored 35mm PRINT courtesy of the UCLA Film Archives. 104 mins. 1948. NOT ON DVD! WED at 8:00 only!
A famous actress lies near death after a terrible car crash. She tells the girl reporter who comes to interview her a horrible, long-buried secret—one that will eventually pull her into a terrifying web of corruption, insanity, and murder! An unusual and seldom seen rarity—filmed in Quebec—that will remain in your memory long after your dark walk home. Starring Paul Lukas, Mary Anderson, and Helmut Dantine. Directed by Fyodor Otsep. In B&W. 16mm print. 98 mins. 1947. NOT ON DVD! WED at 6:10 and 9:55