Out of the Past (1947) + Crossfire (1947) [double feature]
Friday and Saturday, June 14-15, 2013:
Two Robert Mitchum film noirs [double feature]
OUT OF THE PAST
1947, USA, 97 minutes, 35mm, Warner Bros.
Directed by Jacques Tourneur
Written by Daniel Mainwaring
Starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas,
Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb
Fri: 7:30 pm; Sat: 3:30 & 7:30 pm
"One of the greatest of all film noirs."
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Cinematic perfection, a Hollywood classic that's as great and as enjoyable as its reputation has promised."
- Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"All these B movie poets were under contract to RKO in the winter of 1946, and produced the best movie of everyone involved -- once seen, never forgotten."
- Time Out
PLUS, on the same program:
1947, USA, 86 minutes, 35mm, Warner Bros.
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Screenplay by John Paxton
Based on a novel by Richard Brooks
Starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan,
Fri: 9:30 pm; Sat: 5:30 & 9:30 pm
"Dealing with racial bigotry, this tense thriller combines a message drama with the stylistics of film noir, resulting in one of the best films of the 1940s, with top notch work from Robert Mitchum and Robert Ryan."
- Emanuel Levy
"This ultra-low-budget thriller did what all great B movies do: it broached a subject that 'respectable' movies wouldn't touch."
- Time Out
This is a double feature:
your ticket admits you to BOTH films on the program!
Screening formats: 35mm
Photo ID is required to claim your will call ticket(s). Your name will be on a will call list at the box office. No need to print your Brown Paper Tickets confirmation to claim your ticket(s), but do make sure to have your ID with you. There is one single line for both ticket holders and those who need to purchase tickets (i.e., there is not a separate will call line).
The box office and doors open about 30 minutes before the first film in the double feature and then re-open about 10 minutes before the second film for those who wish to only see the second film.
The New Beverly Cinema is located on the north side of Beverly Blvd., one block west of La Brea.
Plentiful unmetered street parking can generally be found on Formosa Ave. (the block between Beverly Blvd. and Oakwood) after 6 PM. Read parking signs on all other streets carefully.
Neighborhood parking meters operate until 8pm, 7 days a week.
Served by MTA bus lines 14 and 212.
New Beverly Cinema (View)
7165 W. Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036