The Cinema Museum, London

Kennington Noir presents The Killers (1946)

Wed 17 Apr 2024 @ 19:30 · Events

The Killers (1946) The Killers (1946), directed by Robert Siodmak, with Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner and Edmond O’Brien.

Made by a master of the film noir, Robert Siodmak, The Killers is based on an Ernest Hemingway short story and scripted by John Huston and Richard Brooks, neither of whom were credited. It was Burt Lancaster’s debut, and Ava Gardner had only appeared in minor roles, but both sprang to movie stardom with this film.

Two professional killers assassinate a former boxer, who appears to accept his fate. In a series of flashbacks, an insurance detective tries to find out why he was killed.

Doors open at 18.30, for a 19.30 start.

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Tickets £8.

Advance tickets may be purchased from Ticketlab, or direct from the Museum by calling 020 7840 2200 in office hours.
The Killers (1946)