Double Feature

This Gun For Hire

The Glass Key

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This Gun For Hire

Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in their first on-screen pairing, a thunderbolt of thrilling pulp excitement based on the novel by Graham Greene. When a cold-blooded, cat-loving contract killer (Ladd) is double crossed by his client, it ignites his fuse for vengeance. But his quest for revenge could have tragic consequences when he becomes entangled with a beautiful nightclub singer (Lake), especially since she’s engaged to the lieutenant (Robert Preston) who’s hunting him down.

Director
Frank Tuttle
Writer
Albert Maltz and W.R. Burnett based on the novel by Graham Greene
Starring
Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar, Tully Marshall
Year
1942
Country
USA
Format
35mm
Running Time
81 minutes

The Glass Key

Political intrigue, corruption and murder intertwine in the moody film noir update of Dashiell Hammett’s novel. Despite caution from his closest associate (Alan Ladd), a political boss (Brian Donlevy) falls for the daughter (Veronica Lake) of the reform candidate for governor. But his shady connections to the criminal underworld prove complicated, especially when someone close to his bride-to-be turns up dead.

Director
Stuart Heisler
Writer
Jonathan Latimer based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
Starring
Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix, Bonita Granville, Richard Denning, Joseph Calleia
Year
1942
Country
USA
Format
35mm
Running Time
85 minutes

Upcoming Showtimes

Fri, August 27
7:00 pm
This Gun For Hire
8:50 pm
The Glass Key

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