Monday, August 21, 2023

You're Invited! FILM NOIR STYLE Concludes 9/10 with "Post-War Years" and OUT OF THE PAST

On Sunday, September 10, my 4-part Film Noir Style series at the American Cinematheque comes to a conclusion with The Post-War Years 1947-1950. After my presentation, we will screen Out of the Past (1947) starring the mysterious Jane Greer and featuring costumes by Edward Stevenson.

Sunday, September 10
The Post-War Years and Out of the Past (1947)

2 pm presentation and screening

Aero Theatre
Santa Monica, CA

Click here to purchase tickets

In the fourth and final event of the Film Noir Style series, I will discuss and present the historical context of the time, dramatic changes that happened in both fashion and film after World War II, and the backstories of 6 films noir from the era - Dead Reckoning (1947), Lady in the Lake (1947), Out of the Past (1947), The Lady from Shanghai (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), and Sunset Boulevard (1950).

You can see photos from the first two events in the series Before the WarThe War Years, and the Year of Transition 1946 on the site.

See you soon!

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