June 24, 2021

BAPL Film Club – Lured (1947)

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Date(s) - 06/24/2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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British police are after a serial killer who lures his female victims through newspaper personal ads and sends cryptic-poem clues to the cops. Directed by Douglas Sirk. With Lucille Ball and George Sanders.

Each month we pick a culturally significant film for library patrons to watch on Kanopy. Watch the film on your own time, then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Zoom. Registration is required.  Last day to register is June 22nd. Email invitations for Zoom will be sent out the day prior to the event. Please check your email spam folder or call the library if you do not see the event invite.

Lured (1947) - IMDb

REVIEWS:

from The Stop Button:

https://thestopbutton.com/2019/04/09/personal-column-1947/

Accessed June 9, 2021.

from Moria Reviews: 

http://www.moriareviews.com/horror/personal-column-1947.htm

Accessed June 9, 2021.

TRAILERS:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IlbW2LCue0

Eddie Muller’s Intro to “Lured” (1947) on TCM Noir Alley [2019] (7 min).

Accessed June 9, 2021.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFsGVIRSfPU

Eddie Muller’s Outro to “Lured” (1947) on TCM Noir Alley [2019] (6 min)

Accessed June 9, 2021.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrhhtsQo_PQ

INTERVIEW:

Two Weeks in Another Town: Interview with Douglas Sirk (2005)

Accessed June 9, 2021.

(Bright Lights Film Journal)

https://brightlightsfilm.com/two-weeks-in-another-town-interview-with-douglas-sirk/#.YLeYrKEpCUk

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:

Sirk, Douglas (biography and appreciation) (Senses of Cinema)

Accessed June 9, 2021.

http://www.sensesofcinema.com/2004/great-directors/sirk/

Sarris on Sirk (2005) (Bright Lights Film Journal)

Accessed June 9, 2021.

https://brightlightsfilm.com/sarris-on-sirk/#.YLeYoKEpCUk

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