Out of the Past
USA · 1947 · 97 min.
Director Jacques Tourneur
Cast Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Jane Greer
The quiet life of small-town gas station owner Jeff Bailey (Robert Mitchum) is interrupted when a figure from his shady past, small-time crook Joe Stephanos (Paul Valentine), recognizes him. Stephanos’ boss, crooked gambler Whit Sterling (Kirk Douglas), had hired Jeff to track down Kathie Moffat (Jane Greer), a girlfriend who shot Whit and made off with $40,000 of his dough…
“My feelings? About ten years ago, I hid them somewhere and haven’t been able to find them.”
|When||Sunday 27 November at 1PM|
|Where||Canberra Museum and Gallery|
“Stercus accidit.” — David Hume.