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THE BARKER & SAFE IN HELL

Tuesday March 15

THE BARKER
12:30  3:35  6:40

SAFE IN HELL
2:10  5:15 8:20*

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased for showtimes in  red entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

THE BARKER

(1928, George Fitzmaurice) Domineering carny barker Milton Sills is on top of his game, along with good-hearted partner Betty Compson – but can son Douglas Fairbanks Jr. be falling for bimbo-with-a-heart Dorothy Mackail? Part-talkie, later remade as Clara Bow’s Hoopla and again by Japanese master Ozu as Floating Weeds. 35mm print courtesy UCLA Film & Television Archive. Approx. 80 mins.
12:30, 3:35, 6:40

SAFE IN HELL

(1931, William Wellman) Shady lady in the tropics Dorothy Mackaill strikes matches on her thumbnail and flames in the pants of as sleazy and sinister a bunch as ever crawled out of the woodwork. 35mm print courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 65 mins.
2:10, 5:15, 8:20*
*Introduced by Gay City News critic (and friend of Dorothy Mackaill) David Noh