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Union Theatre: Calendar

  • Union Theatre

    Elevator to the Gallows

    Saturday, April 20, 2013   |   7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Union Theatre

    World Cinema

    (Louis Malle, France, in Fre nch w/Eng st., 88 min, 35mm 1958)


    Louis Malle’s first fil m is a tense, suspenseful crime thriller with an innovative Jazz score by t he legendary Miles Davis. Elevator to the Gallows is a French film no ir with the classic theme of lovers plotting to kill the husband and make it look like suicide. Beautifully rich with the romantic atmosphere of Paris i n the 1950s, this is the film that made Jeanne Moreau a star!< /p>

  • Union Theatre

    Elevator to the Gallows

    Saturday, April 20, 2013   |   9:00pm - 10:30pm

    Union Theatre

    World Cinema

    (Louis Malle, France, in Fren ch w/Eng st., 88 min, 35mm 1958)


    Louis Malle’s first film is a tense, suspenseful crime thriller with an innovative Jazz score by the l egendary Miles Davis. Elevator to the Gallows is a French film noir with the classic theme of lovers plotting to kill the husband and make it lo ok like suicide. Beautifully rich with the romantic atmosphere of Paris i n the 1950s, this is the film that made Jeanne Moreau a star!