THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT '21

RETURN OF THE SUPPRESSED •"GREAT FILMS, LESS FILLING!"

OCT 24  NOV 12-14  DEC 12 / ROXIE THEATRE

Presented by Mid-Century Productions

SUN MATINÉE, OCT 24
Belmondo before BREATHLESS

À DOUBLE TOUR
WEB OF PASSION

(1959) 2:00

LES TRICHEURS
THE CHEATERS

(1958) 3:45

SUN EVENING, OCT 24
Gabin: Familiar & Rare

TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI
HANDS OFF THE LOOT!  

(1954) 6:45

DES GENS SANS IMPORTANCE
PEOPLE OF NO IMPORTANCE

(1956) 8:30

FRI, NOV 12
Hossein Tribute

TOI LE VENIN
BLONDE IN A WHITE CAR

(1958) 6:00

LA MORT D'UN TUEUR
DEATH OF A KILLER

(1964) 7:45

POINT DE CHUTE
FALLING POINT

(1970) 9:20

SAT MATINÉE, NOV 13
At the dawn of film noir

LES AMOURS DE MINUIT
THE LOVERS OF MIDNIGHT

(1931) 1:30

AU NOM DE LA LOI
IN THE NAME OF THE LAW

(1932) 3:45

SAT EVENING, NOV 13
The best of '65

COMPARTIMENT TUEURS
THE SLEEPING CAR MURDERS  

(1965) 6:30

PIÈGE POUR CENDRILLON
TRAP FOR CINDERELLA

(1965) 8:30

SUN MATINÉE, NOV 14
Vampiric "heroes"

LE SILENCE DE LA MER
THE SILENCE OF THE SEA

(1949) 1:30

LE VAMPIRE DE DÜSSELDORF
THE SECRET KILLER

(1965) 3:15

SUN EVENING, NOV 14
Triangles have sharp edges!

VOICI LE TEMPS DES ASSASSINS
DEADLIER THAN THE MALE

(1956) 6:30

VOYAGE SANS ESPOIR
JOURNEY WITHOUT HOPE

(1943) 8:45

SUN MATINÉE, DEC 12
NOIR NOEL: Hossein Tribute

LES SALAUDS VONT EN ENFER
THE WICKED GO TO HELL

(1956) 2:00

LE MONTE-CHARGE
PARIS PICK-UP

(1962) 4:00

SATURDAY MATINÉE, NOVEMBER 13AT THE DAWN OF FILM NOIR

THE LOVERS OF MIDNIGHT / LES AMOURS DE MINUIT  1:30

Toi le venin - Blonde in a White Car

A cabaret singer is caught between her on-the-run criminal boyfriend and a handsome bumbler whose wad of stolen cash is putting him danger of being "taken for a ride." Daniele Parola is a screwball Dietrich in this darkly comic blueprint for the French film noir on the brink of being born. U.S. PREMIERE

(1931) 109 mins. Directed by Augusto Genina and Marc Allégret. Scenario by Augusto Genina, Georges Neveux & Carl Behr from an original story by Georg C. Klaren & Maurice Krol. Dialogue by Paul Bringuier. Photographed by Roger Hubert (Les enfants du paradis). With Danièle Parola, Pierre Batcheff, Louis Zallas, Josseline Gael, Jacques Varennes.

SATURDAY MATINÉE, NOVEMBER 13

IN THE NAME OF THE LAW / AU NOM DE LA LOI  3:45

The first French policier, with a dreamy, druggy femme fatale (is it the opium that makes Marcelle Chantal so elegant?) and a dogged detective (Charles Vanel) looking to prevent a young cop from becoming her next victim.

(1932) 83 mins. Dir. Maurice Tourneur. Edited by Jacques Tourneur. Adaptation by Paul Bringuier and Maurice Tourneur from the novel by Paul Bringuier. Photographed by Georges Benoît and Marc Bujard. With Marcelle Chantal, Régine Dancourt, Gabriel Gabrio, Jean Marchat, Jean Dax.

Toi le venin - Blonde in a White Car