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AFS Essential Cinema: Stanwyck in Her Prime
If last summer's pre-code Barbara Stanwyck quartet of films left you hungry for more, you will be glad to know that additional Stanwyck movies are on the way! August's Essential Cinema series from Austin Film Society will showcase films from the prime of Stanwyck's career.
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Double Indemnity Returns to the Big Screen at Film Forum
The spiffy, suave James M. Cainbased mega-noir that spawned a billion scheming-bitch thrillers, this expert night of the Hollywood soul is such a genre axiom it practically scans like a mid-'40s shopper's catalogue for noiristes: fedoras; venetian blinds; cigarettes; leaking bullet wound; treacherous blonde; serious-as-cancer slang banter; dumb, ... (more)
Ruby Takes Her Love to Town
This can't end well: Yeah, Barbara Stanwyck and Wendell Corey are married - just not to each other in Robert Siodmak's steamy 1950 film noir, THE FILE ON THELMA JORDON, now on Blu-Ray and DVD from Olive Films/Paramount Home Entertainment.
Three Billy Wilder films you should see
Billy Wilder was a master writer and director, responsible for such films as Double Indemnity , Sunset Boulevard , Some Like It Hot and The Apartment .
New to Market: 1907 Craftsman With Pool in Highland Park Asking $850k
Located a couple blocks east of Occidental College, this 1907 Craftsman was once home to Oxy's law school dean, SG Pandit, and to Kathryn Scola , an early Hollywood screenwriter whose credits include the pre-Hays-Code Barbara Stanwyck classic Baby Face .