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Chicago Film Club: Screening of “House of Strangers” with discussion afterward
June 26 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
House of Strangers (1949) is a family drama starring Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward, and Richard Conte. Robinson stars as Gino Monetti a self-made man who made his fortune banking. He has four sons. Three sons work with Gino at the bank. His other son, Max (Richard Conte) is a lawyer who rents office space in the bank. The sons that work with their father resent him because he belittles and insults them at every opportunity. When Gino is found guilty of banking irregularities, will his sons come to his defense?
Chicago Film Club
If you love classic movies, this is the club for you. You’ll have fun learning about the classical Hollywood period of filmmaking as well as interacting with other classic movie fans. Each movie will be introduced, providing important background information, to make the movie watching experience as enjoyable as possible. Q&A and discussion time after each film viewing will give everyone a chance to contribute their impressions and opinions. It will be like going to film school, but with no tests, quizzes, or finals!
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