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City in Darkness: Kansas City Library Goes Noir

City in Darkness

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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