FEMME FATALES OF FILM NOIR
USA | 1946 | 1hr 43min | Universal Pictures
Ernest Hemingway's gripping short story "The Killers" has fascinated readers and filmmakers for generations. Robert Siodmak directed the first screen incarnation that helped to define the film noir style, launched the careers of Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner, and became an archetypal masterpiece.
Film introduction by Sue Frause.
Sunday, January 13 | 12pm | Whidbey Island Center for the Arts
11:00am Zech Hall opens | 11:30am Pass holder seating begins | 11:45am Ticket holder seating begins
★ Mimosas and a Movie ★
“No escape from this kind of love!” or the fact that this is the earliest screening during the festival. Join us in Zech Hall for post-brunch mimosas.
CAST AND CREW
Director: Robert Siodmak
Writing Credits: Anthony Veiller (screenplay), Ernest Hemingway (from the story by), John Huston (uncredited), Richard Brooks (uncredited)
Music: Miklós Rózsa
Principal Cast: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker, Sam Levene, Vince Barnett, Virginia Christine, Jack Lambert, Charles D. Brown, Donald MacBride, Charles McGraw, William Conrad
FROM THE VAULT