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Date & Time
February 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Free; no reservations required
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

On Dangerous Ground
(Nicholas Ray & Ida Lupino [uncredited], 1951, 82 min, USA, English, B&W, 35mm)

Introduced by Michael Morton (Research Professor Emeritus, AMI/Germanic Languages & Literature)

Sadistic detective Robert Ryan is sent upstate and joins a manhunt for a local killer through a desolate snowy landscape. But while searching with the victim’s embittered father Ward Bond, he finds hope in a remote cottage inhabited by blind, selfless Ida Lupino (who co-directed while Ray was ill off set). A poignant study of loneliness and perhaps the greatest snow-bound film noir.

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