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PREVIOUSLY PLAYED

THE HITCH-HIKER

3:20

Sunday, June 5

Directed by Ida Lupino

(1953) Vacation from Hell, as businessmen Edmond O’Brien and Frank Lovejoy pick up the wrong guy: psychopath William Talman (best known as Perry Mason’s D.A. rival). 35mm print courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 71 mins.

Reviews

“LUPINO’S FINEST WORK AS AUTEUR! A taut desert noir.”
– Melissa Anderson, The Village Voice

“Taut, tough, and entirely without macho-glorification… a gem.”
– Geoff Andrew, Time Out