BLAST OF SILENCE
Sunday, December 22, 7:30pm
Trylon Roadshow at the Heights Theater
(1961, 35mm, 77m) dir Allen Barron w/Allen Barron, Larry Tucker. This smoke-stained Christmas card about a depressed hit man prowling New York is as bleak as they come. Frankie Bono is in from Cleveland to deliver a hit, and spends his time brooding over past traumas while stalking his prey, and ends up at Christmas gathering that upends his determination. Torn between finally living a life of meagre emotional connection and his commitment to professional violence, Frankie finds himself on the wrong end of everything, a lost man who’ll no doubt welcome the New Year on a coroner’s slab. Don’t miss this rare noir, just in time for the holidays.
35mm print courtesy of Universal Pictures.