THE COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR & SLIGHTLY SCARLET
Wednesday, September 4
THE COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR
1:20 6:20* Buy Tickets
(1962, George Seaton) Dual citizened Swedish/American oil dealer William Holden thinks he’s neutral but British agent Hugh Griffith blackmails him into acting Nazi to get inside for valuable intel. Cast of European luminaries includes Lilli Palmer, two Bergman regulars, and young Klaus Kinski. 35mm. Approx. 140 min.
* Critic/screenwriter Jay Cocks in person for 6:20 showing of The Counterfeit Traitor
4:20 9:00 Buy Tickets
(1956, Allan Dwan) After a slapping around from his boss, mob second banana John Payne decides to go for #1, but meanwhile can’t seem to decide between flame-haired Rhonda Fleming and her leopard-skin bathing suited kleptomaniac sister Arlene Dahl. Late color Noir, adapted from a James M. Cain novel. 35mm print courtesy Eric Spilker and Academy Film Archive. Approx. 99 min.
“A smart example of Dwan's '50s output, a film noir that just happens to be in color and SuperScope. Martin Scorsese, incidentally, has tipped his cap to Dwan and acknowledged him as an influence.”
– Trevor Johnston, Time Out (London)