Sunday, May 6 – 7:30 PM
Marsha Hunt Tribute Double Feature: New 35mm Print! MARY RYAN, DETECTIVE, 1949, Sony Repertory, 68 min. We top off our B-movie marathon with a film so rare it’s not even in Maltin’s Movie Guide! Marsha Hunt plays a female police investigator who goes to prison, undercover, to help bust up a gang of jewel thieves. Directed by Abby Berlin from a script by B-veteran George Bricker, and costarring John Litel and June Vincent. [35mm] NOT ON DVD
KID GLOVE KILLER, 1942, Warner Bros., 74 min. It’s CSI: Hollywood, 1942 in this ultra-rarity, as the delightful and delectable Marsha Hunt plays a police forensics expert caught between cop-chemist Van Heflin and glittery gangster Lee Bowman. Yet another in our series scripted by the great John C. Higgins, this is also the feature film debut of director Fred Zinnemann. [35mm] NOT ON DVD
Discussion between films with special guest Marsha Hunt. Introduction by film noir experts Eddie Muller and Alan K. Rode.
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Added by AmericanCinematheque on April 29, 2012