Classic Cinema Club March : The Perfect Crime

Films peopled by gangsters, police, and desperate opportunists


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We return to the compelling crime genre with films peopled by gangsters, police, and desperate opportunists, in these morality tales of greed and power. While they plot and commit flawless thefts or meticulous murder, leaving no trace or trail, justice pursues them in the form of the law, fate, or a guilty conscience.

Friday 4th March                
The Postman Always Rings Twice           
113 minutes      
Directed by Tay Garnett                
Starring John Garfield, Lana Turner r

A drifter seeks work at a roadside diner and begins a torrid affair with the boss’s bored wife; soon they plan to kill him for personal and financial gain. Based on the novel by James M. Cain, the sweltering locale and sultry lust rising from the screen make this a stand out film noir.

Friday 11th March             
White Heat       

113 minutes      
Directed by Raoul Walsh              
Starring James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O’Brien

A gang leader commands heists, robberies and jailbreaks, while plagued by disloyal henchmen, splitting headaches, volatile bursts of rage, and a fixation with his mother. In the most iconic of his many intense roles, Cagney performs like a livewire in a film buzzing with explosive energy. ’

Friday 18th March             
Les Diaboliques   
117 minutes      
Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot          
Starring Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot

The wife and mistress of an abusive man decide to get rid of him for good – then their boarding school is haunted by strange occurrences. Does someone else know what they’ve done or are their minds playing tricks on them? From the director of ‘The Wages of Fear’, an expert in sustaining suspense and tension, the film’s ending implored audiences not to reveal its killer twist to others.

Friday 25th March            
No screening due to bank holiday

April 1st at Questors Theatre
100 minutes
Directed by Jim Sharman
Starring Tim Curry, Richard O’Brien, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Meat Loaf

This will definitely be an event. Plan your costumes and what you are bringing for props!. Costume contest for sure! Only 200 tickets are available and some of you are going to be quite serious about this so plan your group and tickets now before we sell out.
Check the Questors website the first week of March or sooner for tickets. £10/£7 concessions.


BECOME A MEMBER of Classic Cinema Club
Receive a discount when attending screenings and also know you are helping to support an all volunteer film society in your local community.
Also members get a discount of 20% at Kerbisher and Malt here in Ealing. Right across from the Ealing Town Hall. K&M will make a fine stop before the show!

Please ask if you have any questions about the benefits of membership. 
You can now purchase memberships online on our website.

  Please support Pitshanger  Pictures, your neighbourhood cinema in Pitshanger. They always have an amazing schedule of films and events and even food! And more importantly they help keep the film and cinematic spirit alive in our great community. 

***Suggestions- Let us know what you think and what you would like to see. Email us, ring us, or write in the suggestion book available at the screenings.  

***Want our poster or schedule? Let us know and we'll email it to you.

***All films are shown at Ealing Town Hall on Fridays at 7:30pm followed by a discussion about the film.


2nd March 2016




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