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Aero Theatre | ‘A KETTLE OF HAWKS: 12 Films from Howard Hawks’ Series
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THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD, 1951, Warner Bros., 87 min, USA, Dir: Christian Nyby.
This groundbreaking horror follows a group of Air Force crew and scientists, who must fend off an alien organism at their remote research outpost in the Arctic. A fast-moving freight train of a movie, filled with Hawks’ trademark snappy, overlapping dialogue and some of the scariest moments ever on film. It also demonstrates the dangers of electric blankets. With Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan and “Gunsmoke’s” James Arness as the Thing.
SCARFACE, 1932, Universal, 95 min, USA, Dir: Howard Hawks.
The groundbreaking gangster film that defined a genre from director Howard Hawks, SCARFACE stars Paul Muni and Boris Karloff in an exciting story about organized crime’s hold over Chicago during Prohibition.
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