Man, That’s Cold!—Noir Film Festival Mondays, January 4—February 1, 6:30 pm (except January 18)
Welcome to another freezing winter in "Noirville”, and we’re not talking about the temperature, pal. This is a town filled with cold-blooded backstabbers and cold-hearted lovers. A town without pity, where tears turn into ice cubes. Join Library staffer Chris Boerger for a collection of classic crime dramas from the 1940s & 1950s, or catch a fever. You’re in “Noirville” now, baby. Time to bundle up.
January 4: The Asphalt Jungle(1950) A jewel heist gone wrong. Starring Sterling Hayden, with a then-unknown Marilyn Monroe. Directed by John Huston. Nominated for four Oscars.
January 11: The Killers(1946)
An investigator unravels the mystery of a small-town murder. Burt Lancaster’s film debut, with Ava Gardner. Based on an Ernest Hemingway story.
January 18: “Scram. We’re taking a week off.”
January 25: Ace in the Hole(1951)
An unscrupulous reporter spins a story out of control. Starring Kirk Douglas. Written, produced & directed by Billy Wilder.
February 1: Touch of Evil(1958)
Honeymooners battle police corruption in a Mexican town. Written, directed & starring Orson Welles, with Charlton Heston and Janet Leigh.
Questions? Call Circulation at 486-2951.
* All shows start promptly at 6:30 pm, since the Library now closes at 8:30 pm.
* All movies shown in large-screen digital projection.