fbpx MEMBER MOVIE NIGHT | Crossfire | George Eastman Museum

Planning a visit? Masks encouraged for museum visitors. Advance tickets recommended for nonmembers; click here to purchase tickets for future dates. 

MEMBER MOVIE NIGHT | Crossfire

Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre

(Edward Dmytryk, US 1947, 86 min., 35mm)

Nominated for Best Picture of the year, this Edward Dmytryk film is the apex of the best year of film noir. Fronted by three “Bobs” - Roberts Mitchum, Ryan, and Young - it is the story of a murder among post-war servicemen. Young is the police detective investigating the case, while Mitchum and Ryan are suspects, having been seen with the victim the night of the murder. Jumping from one viewpoint to another, the film looks at the homefront cost of war from many angles, and the lingering prejudices brought to dangerous heights by men trained to kill.

Post-screening discussion with Curator of Film Exhibitions Jared Case.

Upcoming Events in this Series

still from Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Film Screenings | Miracle on 34th Street

Holidays | Best Picture Nominees of 1947 Released in the summer of 1947, Miracle on 34th Street has nonetheless grown into a perennial favorite, bridging the season from Thanksgiving to Christmas. When the Santa Clause hired for the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade turns up drunk, a jolly, bearded man named Kris (Edmund Gwenn) volunteers for the job.

Read More
Still from Crossfire (1947)

Film Screenings, Member Events | MEMBER MOVIE NIGHT | Crossfire

Member Movie Night | Noir ‘47 | Best Picture Nominees of 1947 Nominated for Best Picture of the year, this Edward Dmytryk film is the apex of the best year of film noir. Fronted by three “Bobs” - Roberts Mitchum, Ryan, and Young - it is the story of a murder among post-war servicemen.

Read More
Still from Crossfire (1947)

Film Screenings, Member Events | MEMBER MOVIE NIGHT | Crossfire

Member Movie Night | Noir ‘47 | Best Picture Nominees of 1947 Nominated for Best Picture of the year, this Edward Dmytryk film is the apex of the best year of film noir. Fronted by three “Bobs” - Roberts Mitchum, Ryan, and Young - it is the story of a murder among post-war servicemen.

Read More