Current & Upcoming Films
GUNS, GIRLS AND GANGSTERS/INSIDE DETROIT
Thursday, May 24:
GUNS, GIRLS, AND GANGSTERS
Sex and violence join forces in a wildly entertaining crime noir from one of the bona fide Kings of the Bs---Edward L. Cahn! This astonishing rarity finds a gang of thieves about to pull off a million dollar Vegas casino heist. Problem is: two of these killers have their eye on the same dame---and she's played by sex bomb Mamie Van Doren! Unseen in theaters for over fifty years! Starring along with Mamie are Gerald Mohr, Lee Van Cleef, Grant Richards. Photographed by Kenneth Peach. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. In B&W. 35mm Studio Archive Print. 70 mins. 1959. THURS at 6:30 and 9:45.
It's a Showdown in Motown as the corrupt former head of a local Detroit auto union tries to bust up the efforts of his successor in an attempt to regain control of his empire. Fast-paced and violent, it represents one of the last attempts on the part of Hollywood to exploit the criminal elements of America's big cities. Rip roaring action from a gang of seasoned pros! Starring Dennis O'Keefe, Pat O'Brien, Tina Carver, Mark Damon. Photographed by Henry Freulich. Directed by Fred F. Sears. In B&W. 35mm Studio Archive Print. 82 mins. 1956. THURS at 8:00 only!
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