May 16, 2014

Stranger on the Third Floor at the Roxie, San Francisco

Peter Lorre fans attending the “I Wake Up Dreamingfilm noir festival at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco will have the opportunity to catch Peter’s classic Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) on Friday, May 16, 2014.

Organized by Elliot Lavine, the festival runs from Friday, May 16, to Sunday, May 25. This year’s festival will be comprised entirely of digital prints, shown on the Roxie’s digital projection system.

Stranger on the Third Floor will be shown on Friday, May 16, at 6:30 pm and 9:50 pm. A second feature, The Unsuspected (1947), will be shown at 8 pm only.

Tickets may be purchased at the Roxie box office on the day of the show. The box opens 30 minutes before the first show of the day.

Tickets may also be purchased on-line through the Roxie website. Click on a film title and scroll to the bottom of the screen, then click on the “Tickets” button. The TicketWeb site will open.

Tickets are $12 for all seats and include the double or triple bill. A $2 service fee will be added for all tickets purchased on-line. Tickets may be picked up at the Roxie box office.

The Roxie Theater is located at 3117 16th Street, between Valencia and Guerrero streets, in San Francisco, California. For more information, please call the Roxie at (415) 863-1087.

Public transportation includes several MUNI bus-lines – 22, 53, 33, 14, and 49. The closest BART station is located at 16th and Mission streets.

Public parking is available at the 16th and Hoff Garage, located at 42 Hoff Street, off 16th Street, between Valencia and Mission streets. Times and hourly rates are listed on the garage website. For more information about parking, please call the garage at (415) 861-4048.

More information about ticket prices and parking may be found on the Roxie website.

In The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre, Stephen D. Youngkin recounts the making of Stranger on the Third Floor, including an interview with lead actress Margaret Tallichett.

The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre is available on the Kindle and Nook, as well as hard-bound and paperback editions.

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