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City in Darkness: Kansas City Library Goes Noir

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In January the free City in Darkness film noir movie series screens at the main Kansas City Library at 625 Minnesota.

All show times are 6 pm Tuesdays:

The Killing (1956) (Jan. 8): Sterling Hayden masterminds a racetrack robbery in Stanley Kubrick’s classic heist thriller.

Thieves’ Highway (1949) (Jan. 15): A trucker’s journey of revenge against those who robbed and crippled his father. Jules Dassin directs. Starring Richard Conte and Lee J. Cobb.

Touch of Evil (1958) (Jan. 22): Orson Welles’ gritty masterpiece will be shown in its restored version. With Welles, Charlton Heston and Janet Leigh.

Kiss Me Deadly (1955) (Jan. 29): Mike Hammer (Ralph Meeker) runs afoul of nuclear espionage in this brutal noir entry from the 50s.

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