Noir City: A Kiss Before Dying

Sat. Jun 8, 2019 9:30pm - 11:15pm EDT
All Ages
20 days away
$9.00 - $12.00
All Ages
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20 days away
$9.00 - $12.00
All Ages
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(1956) dir Gerd Oswald w/Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Virginia Leith, Joanne Woodward, Mary Astor [95 min; 35mm]

Bud Corliss is suave, charming, handsome – the ideal catch for any young woman in 1950s America. But when Bud’s girlfriend unexpectedly becomes pregnant, throwing a wrench in his avaricious social-climbing, Bud becomes a literal ladykiller. This rare example of widescreen Technicolor noir is a Sirkian melodrama turned homicidal. Matinee idol Robert Wagner threw a wicked curve into his career by playing one of the most amoral heels in Hollywood history; the film also garnered much controversy for its frank handling of pregnancy. Gerd Oswald’s directing debut is a rarely screened look at the underbelly of American affluence in the 1950s.

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Brattle Theatre 40 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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