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  • Two men sit in the front seat of a car, and a woman sits in the back seat, looking at the driver.
    CRIME WAVE
  • One man handcuffs another outside of a vehicle; a woman in the front passenger's seat observes.
    CRIME WAVE
  • Three men lay on their stomachs on the floor and peer under a coffee table.
    HIGH AND LOW
  • Four men sit on one side of a coffee table, and a man and a woman sit on the other, all listening to a conversation that one is having on the telephone.
    HIGH AND LOW
  • A man is seated in front of another man who grips the metal bars behind which he is imprisoned.
    HIGH AND LOW
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CRIME WAVE & HIGH AND LOW

Saturday, August 31

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

CRIME WAVE

12:30   4:50   9:05  Buy Tickets

(1954, André De Toth) Going straight isn’t easy for ex-con Gene Nelson: toothpick-chomping dick Sterling Hayden’s out to pin a murder rap on him, while former slammer roommates Charles Bronson and Ted DeCorsia are looking for a heist partnership – or else. 35mm. Approx. 73 min.

“Gritty, powerful, and economically told.”
– Jonathan Rosenbaum, The Chicago Reader

HIGH AND LOW

2:10   6:25  Buy Tickets

(1963, Akira Kurosawa) Shoe company exec Toshiro Mifune is in the midst of a takeover battle when the phone rings with a giant ransom demand for his son – but then in walks… The ultimate kidnap movie, with the cops led by Steve McQueen-cool Tatsuya Nakadai. Based on King’s Ransom, an Ed McBain 87th Precinct novel. 35mm. Approx. 143 min.

“One of the best detective thrillers ever filmed.”
– Edward Thompson, The New York Times