The Cinema Museum, London

Kennington Noir presents Crime Wave (1953)

Wed 15 Jan 2020 @ 19:30 · Events

Crime WaveKennington Noir presents Crime Wave (1953) directed by Andre de Toth, starring Sterling Hayden, Gene Nelson and Phyllis Kirk.

This low-budget hard-hitting crime flick shot in 13 days on location in the City Of Angels was a highlight at last year’s Bologna Film Festival (Il Cinema Ritrovato). Sterling Hayden looms over his co-stars as the cynical, scowling detective willing to break any rule to catch a couple of cop killers who have holed themselves up with an ex-con, who is trying to go straight. Watch for Tim Carey as a bug-eyed dope fiend, and Charles Bronson in an early appearance as one of the sleazeball thugs.

Andre De Toth directed only two noir films, and there’s not a dull moment in the 75 minute running time of Crime Wave. Don’t miss!

Plus supporting programme. Digital presentation.

Doors open at 19.00, for a 19.30 start.

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Tickets £6.

Advance tickets may be purchased from Ticketlab, or direct from the Museum by calling 020 7840 2200 in office hours.
Crime Wave