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THE PRISONER and DAMN THE DEFIANT!

THE PRISONER
3:10 7:30
DAMN THE DEFIANT!
1:00 5:20 9:40

Monday, June 23

2 films for 1 admission - tickets available at box office only

THE PRISONER

(1955, Peter Glenville) “Try not to judge the priesthood by the priest.” Behind the Iron Curtain, war resistance hero Cardinal Alec Guinness is slipped a note—arrest is imminent. And then it’s solitary confinement, sleep deprivation, and a battle of wits with erstwhile war comrade Jack Hawkins. Adaptation of Guinness’ stage hit. Approx. 91 min. 35mm.
3:10, 7:30

“Guinness-Hawkins interplay is superb.”
– Leonard Maltin

 

DAMN THE DEFIANT!

(1962, Lewis Gilbert) 1797, and Captain Alec Guinness takes his son along as a midshipman on HMS Defiant; only trouble is, the young midshipmen are overseen by sadistic First Officer Dirk Bogarde — and seaman Anthony Quayle is in cahoots with a burgeoning fleet-wide mutiny. Aka H.M.S. Defiant. Approx. 101 min. 35mm.
1:00, 5:20, 9:40

“Bogarde vs. Guinness in stalwart tale of British warship during Napoleonic campaign. Production shows great attention to historic detail.”
– Leonard Maltin