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Chicago Film Club: Screening of “This Gun for Hire” with discussion afterward
April 22 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
This Gun for Hire (1942) is the film that made Alan Ladd a star and paired him with Veronica Lake, making them one of the most popular screen teams. Ladd stars as Raven a hired gun double crossed by his employer who reports him to the Los Angeles police department. Enter Veronica Lake, an entertainer and girlfriend of the detective, (Robert Preston) assigned to the case against Raven.
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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