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The Big Combo 35mm Screening at Museum of Arts and Design

Sep 06 | Fri |
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955, Dir. Joseph H. Lewis Cinematography: John Alton 87 min, 35 mm Projection

Film noir was a major influence on the atmospheric landscapes and social dramas of Chicago Imagist painter Roger Brown. In conjunction with the exhibition Roger Brown: Virtual Still Lifes, MAD presents a special screening of The Big Combo (1955), directed by Joseph H. Lewis and filmed by iconic noir cinematographer John Alton. The film will be introduced by Ann Douglas, Parr Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and author of the forthcoming book, Noir Nation: Cold War U.S. Culture 1945–1960.

Venue: Museum of Arts and Design

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