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Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque


All shows are double-billed, and evenings begin at 6 p.m. and will include a between-program culinary experience.

Program #3 THE KILLING (1956, 83 min.)

This not-to-be-missed Stanley Kubrick thriller is one of his most perfectly crafted films.  After spending five years in Alcatraz, Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) masterminds an intricate plot to steal $2 million from a racetrack. The plan is unraveled when the wife of one of his accomplices finds out. 

GUN CRAZY (1949, 86 min.) a.k.a. DEADLY IS THE FEMALE

Bart Tare (John Dall) has been fascinated with guns since his youth, but it isn’t until he meets Annie (Peggy Cummins) that their mutual love of firearms, and Annie’s desire for a wealthier lifestyle, leads them down a road of robbery and violence. A gangster film that ventures into the genre with emotion and questions of morality. Directed by Joseph H. Lewis.