August 18, 2019

The Mask of Dimitrios at the Brattle Theatre

A special treat is in store for Lorre fans in the area of Cambridge, Massachusetts, when the Brattle Theatre presents The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) on Monday, August 19, 2019, as part of their series “Noirversary!

On a double-bill with The Woman in the Window (1944), The Mask of Dimitrios will be shown at 5 pm and 9:15 pm. The Woman in the Window, starring Edward G. Robinson and Joan Bennett, will be shown at 2:45 pm and 7 pm.

The Brattle will screen 35mm prints of both films.

The “Noirversary!” series salutes noir films made in 1944 and celebrating their 75th anniversary in 2019. The series runs throughout August on Mondays and Tuesdays. The full schedule is available on the Brattle Theatre website.

Tickets for The Mask of Dimitrios are $12 general admission; $10 for students (with valid ID) and Brattle members; and $9 for children (age 12 and under) and seniors (age 65 and older).

Tickets for both movies are $15 general admission, and $13 for children, students, seniors, and Brattle members.

Admission for military personnel is $10 with valid ID.

Tickets may be purchased at the box office, which opens 30 minutes before the first show of the day. Tickets may also be purchased online through the cinema’s website. Click the show-time and select a ticket option from the list. Tickets may be picked up at the “Will Call” office. A nominal fee will be added to all online purchases.

The Brattle Theatre is located in Brattle Hall, at 40 Brattle Street, a block from Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Also located in the building are the Algiers Café and the Alden and Harlow Restaurant. The cinema’s entrance is on the left side of the building – look for the sidewalk poster case and the marquee.

Parking is available at meters around Harvard Square, as well as nearby parking garages. The Brattle Theatre box office will validate parking tickets for the Charles Square Garage and the University Place Garage.

The Brattle Theatre is well-served by public transportation – both MBTA bus routes and the subway.

More information about parking and public transportation, as well as directions, is available on the Brattle Theatre website.

For more information, please call the cinema at 617-876-6837.

In the pages of The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre, Stephen D. Youngkin discusses the making of The Mask of Dimitrios through interviews with director Jean Negulesco. Well established as a screen team, Peter Lorre and his co-star Sydney Greenstreet also recreated their roles on radio for an episode of The Lady Esther Screen Guild Theater on April 16, 1945.

The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre is available in hard-back, soft-bound, and Kindle editions, and may be purchased through Amazon U.S., Amazon Canada, and Amazon U.K, as well as other booksellers.

Click on any of these links, and the order page will open.

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