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Film Noir: The Big Heat


August 12, 2012

Please join us on Sunday, August 12 at 2 p.m. for Fritz Lang's The Big Heat (1953, 90 min) on the sixth floor of the Mid-Manhattan Library.

Film Noir is part of Mystery Summer and a full schedule is available online at: All screenings are FREE and seating is first-come, first-served.

Description: The Big Heat is a 1953 film noir directed by Fritz Lang, starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, and Lee Marvin.

"One of Lang's most accomplished and influential noir crimers, with a top-notch turn from Glenn Ford as the avenging cop-angel, a role that Clint Eastwood (Dirty Harry) and Charles Bronson (Death Wish) would develop in their 1970s revenge thrillers..."
—Emanuel Levy, emanuellevy

Please contact Karen Ginman at or Thomas Knowlton at if you have any questions.