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Rogers Center for the Arts

Film Series “Blues in the Night”

6:30pm EDT August 6, 2014

Rogers Center for the Arts

Richard Whorf, Priscilla Lane, Betty Field
Directed by Anatole Litvak, Not Rated, 89 minutes, 1941

Free event

This noir flavored film is a classic “band on
the road” movie. It traces a jazz band as it travels from one small-time gig to
another, always hoping for a big break but always denied fame thanks to the
band members’ personal demons. This melodramatic film reaches its climax when an
unrelenting depiction of a murder/suicide retrospectively sets the tone for
this dark film about the strange places music can take us.

Commentary begins at 6:30 p.m.
Film Screening 7:00 p.m.

Last modified on Jun. 18th, 2014 at 3:03pm by Stacie Bowman.


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