August 3, 2016

Lorre Film Included in San Francisco Noir Fest

Elliot Lavine kicks off the final installment of his annual film noir fest “I Wake Up Dreaming” with a 35mm print of Peter Lorre’s Black Angel (1946), on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco.

Black Angel will be shown at 6 pm and 9:50 pm. Nightmare Alley (1947), also on the double-feature, will begin at 7:45 pm.

The festival will run every Wednesday for five weeks, beginning August 3 and ending August 31, with a double or triple feature each Wednesday. All films but one will be shown in 35mm prints. The complete schedule is available on the Castro Theatre website.

Admission for every double or triple feature is $13 for all seats. Tickets may be purchased at the box office.

The Castro Theatre is located at 429 Castro Street, in San Francisco, California.

Parking is available in two small lots and on the street near the cinema. The Castro is also well-served by both bus and street car. Public transportation options, as well as directions to the Castro, can be found on the cinema’s website.

For more information, please call the Castro at (415) 621-6120.

In the pages of The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre, Stephen D. Youngkin discusses the making of Black Angel, including an interview with June Vincent, who teams up with Dan Duryea to investigate nightclub owner Peter Lorre of murder.

The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre is available in soft-cover and hard-back, as well as the Kindle and Nook.

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