Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
7:30pm
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Dan Duryea Double Feature! Author Mike Peros In Person!
CRISS CROSS / BLACK ANGEL

Get a goody bag with each new membership during the Montana Avenue Art Walk, from 5 - 9 PM. Montana Avenue will be transformed into Santa Monica’s longest art gallery … just for one night!

Discussion between films with author Mike Peros, moderated by Alan K. Rode. Join us at 6:30 PM in the lobby, where Mike Peros will sign his book, Dan Duryea: Heel With a Heart.
35 mm!

CRISS CROSS
1949, Universal, 87 min, USA, Dir: Robert Siodmak

When he died in 1947, producer Mark Hellinger had just begun pre-production on this crime-infected love story. Thanks to the inspired vision of director Siodmak, CRISS CROSS now stands as perhaps the most darkly poetic rendering of amour fou in all film noir. Burt Lancaster and Dan Duryea plot a daring heist, while vying for the affections of sensual Yvonne DeCarlo. Remade by Stephen Soderbergh as THE UNDERNEATH.


35 mm!

BLACK ANGEL
1945, Universal, 81 min, USA, Dir: Roy William Neil

In this spellbinding adaptation of Woolrich’s thriller, noir favorite Dan Duryea gives a terrific performance as a pickled pianist whose estranged wife is murdered. When her husband is charged with the crime, nightclub canary June Vincent enlists drunken Dan’s help in a search for the real culprit. Broderick Crawford and Peter Lorre add muscle and menace to the typically warped Woolrich atmosphere, well rendered by director Roy William Neil.


Aero Theatre • Thu, Jul 20, 2017 • 7:30pm
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