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Date:
July 16, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
1953 / black & white / 90 minutes long. Our Based on the Book Classic Film Series theme for July 2019 is 'Best Served Cold - Revenge in Film Noir.' Arrive to be chilled, Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. through July 23. After the film, you are invited to stay and discuss it under the auspices of the evening's host, Charity Grella.
Location:
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left at the library entrance)
Address:
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Contact:
707-269-1905
Cost:
Free, thanks to the Friends of the Redwood Libraries.
ADA:
Yes
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6:30 p.m. Eureka Library Film Series, The Big Heat

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Big Heat is a film based on a Saturday Evening Post serial by William P. McGivern. Dave Bannion is an upright cop on the trail of a powerful crime boss. When a bomb meant for him kills his wife instead, Bannion becomes a furious force of vengeance and justice, aided along the way by a gangster's spurned girlfriend. An uncompromising exploration of corruption and violence at the dark heart of small-town America. Starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Lee Marvin and Alexander Scourby. Directed by Fritz Lang.

The Big Heat
Glenn Ford
Gloria Grahame
Jocelyn Brando


'a hard cop and a soft dame' appear on the poster.  The cop aims a gun at the viewer.

    'BASED ON THE BOOK' Classic Film Series           
 Best Served Cold: 
 
Revenge in Film   Noir 


This poster is copyright Columbia Pictures, and is used here legally in accordance with the contract that allows the library to host a public showing of the film.