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  • Actor William Holden has his arm around another actor whose face is partially obscured.
    THE COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR
  • Actor William Holden reaches desperately towards a window from behind bars.
    THE COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR
  • Actor Rhonda Fleming holds her hands over her ears and screams.
    SLIGHTLY SCARLET
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THE COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR & SLIGHTLY SCARLET

Wednesday, September 4

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

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

SLIGHTLY SCARLET

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)

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