Saturday, 10 March 2018

Capital Celluloid 2018 - Day 79: Tue Mar 20

Gun Crazy (Lewis, 1949): Prince Charles Cinema, 6.25pm

This 35mm screening is part of the 'Cinematic Jukebox' season at the Prince Charles Cinema. You can find full details of the season here

Chicago Reader review:
One of the most distinguished works of art to emerge from the B movie swamp, Joseph H. Lewis's 1949 film is a proto-Bonnie and Clyde
 tale of an outlaw couple on the run. Lewis's long takes and sure command of film noir staples (shadows, fog, rain-soaked streets) make this a stunning technical achievement, but it's something more--a gangster film that explores the limits of the form with feeling and responsibility. With Peggy Cummins and John Dall.
Dave Kehr

Here (and above) is an extract.

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