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THE PHENIX CITY STORY and HE WALKED BY NIGHT

THE PHENIX CITY STORY
2:105:509:30
HE WALKED BY NIGHT
12:304:107:50

Monday, July 13

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

THE PHENIX CITY STORY

(1955, Phil Karlson) Near-documentary treatment — based on fact and filmed on the real locations — of lawyer Richard Kiley’s return to clean up his crime- ridden hometown of Phenix, Alabama. Approx. 100 min. 35mm.
2:10, 5:50, 9:30

“Gritty and hard... every bit as sleazy as the subject it treats.”
– Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

HE WALKED BY NIGHT

(1948, Alfred Werker & Anthony Mann) Richard Basehart uses pre-computer technical wizardry to schnooker cops after killing one in a botched robbery. With a legendary final chase through L.A.’s sewer tunnels. Anthony Mann took over, uncredited, and shot all the major scenes. Approx. 100 min. 35mm. 
12:30, 4:10, 7:50

“Taken (or so the studio claimed) from actual police files… A gritty masterpiece.”
– Errol Morris