Current & Upcoming Films
CELL 2455, DEATH ROW/CHAIN GANG
TUE MAY 24
CELL 2455, DEATH ROW
This somewhat fictionalized retelling of the Caryl Chessman story—the man who met his controversial fate in San Quentin’s gas chamber—is a thrill-packed noir crime saga throbbing with B movie energy. Extremely rare and not to be missed! Starring William Campbell, Marian Carr, Kahtryn Grant, and Vince Edwards. Directed by Fred F. Sears. In B&W. 35mm STUDIO ARCHIVE PRINT. 77 mins. 1955. NOT ON DVD. TUES at 8:00 only!
PLUS the RARE short film Justice and Caryl Chessman!
Exciting, two-fisted B crime drama about a tough, crusading newspaper reporter who goes undercover in a rural prison chain gang in order to expose the sadistic conditions there. When his ruse is discovered his chances of survival grow increasingly dim. Starring Douglas Kennedy, Marjorie Lord, Emory Parnell. Directed by Seymour Friedman. In B&W. 35mm STUDIO ARCHIVE PRINT. 70 mins. 1950. NOT ON DVD. TUES at 6:30 and 9:30