20,000 YEARS IN SING SING / TWO SECONDS
May 19 only
20,000 YEARS IN SING SING
A blunt and often raw prison drama steeped in pre-code Hollywood violence and cynicism. A brash young hoodlum is sent to prison and promptly begins a one man war against the system. One of the more powerful of the many grim prison dramas produced in the early 30s. Starring Spencer Tracy, Bette Davis, Arthur Byron, Lyle Talbot. Photographed by Barney McGill. From the book by Lewis E. Lawes. Directed by Michael Curtiz. In B&W. 78 mins. 1932.
At 8:00pm only!
In the final seconds before he is executed, convict John Allen relives the final fateful days that led up to the tragic circumstances that brought him to the death house. A film of enormous power and scope, featuring a bravura performance from its charismatic star, Edward G. Robinson. Also in at the cast are Vivienne Osborne, Guy Kibbee, Preston Foster, J. Carrol Naish. Photographed by Sol Polito. Directed by Mervyn Le Roy. In B&W. 68 mins. 1932.
At 6:30pm and 9:40pm
Tickets are good for one or both movies.
I WAKE UP DREAMING – Ten sensational days and nights of pre-code crime, proto-noir, and film noir featuring thirty classics and curios spanning the years 1932 to 1965. These incredible films have been pulled from the vaults of the Warner Archive and programmed exclusively for the Roxie Theater by Elliot Lavine.
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