Noir Double Feature: The Big Clock, and Act of Violence
Libby Cudmore, author of The Big Rewind, joins us for a dark discussion on black and white crime.
The Big Clock is a 1948 American film noir directed by John Farrow and adapted by renowned novelist-screenwriter Jonathan Latimer from the novel of the same name by Kenneth Fearing. The black-and-white film is set in New York City and stars Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, and Maureen O’Sullivan.
Act of Violence is a 1949 American film noir directed by Fred Zinnemann and adapted for the screen by Robert L. Richards from a story by Collier Young, starring Van Heflin, Robert Ryan and featuring Janet Leigh, Mary Astor and Phyllis Thaxter.
Hosted by the Film Society of Cooperstown and Friends of the Village Library
7 to 11pm
At the Village Hall Ballroom