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July 16, 2019
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.
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left at the library entrance)
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free, thanks to the Friends of the Redwood Libraries.
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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.