Esquire Theatre

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Monday, March 18, 2024 at 7:30 PM


Join us as we Deep Dive into 3 CORRUPTION CLASSICS with Film Professor Joe Horine!

We begin with Director Robert Rossen's 1949 adaptation of the Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel ALL THE KING'S MEN

SYNOPSIOS: Drama about the rise and fall of a corrupt southern governor who promises his way to power. Broderick Crawford portrays Willie Stark, who, once he is elected, finds that his vanity and power lust prove to be his downfall. Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 97%, the Critics Consensus: "Broderick Crawford is spellbinding as politician Willie Stark in director Robert Rossen's adaptation of the Robert Penn Warren novel about the corrosive effects of power on the human soul."

This film will be introduced and followed by an optional Q&A with Film Professor Joe Horine!

Don't Miss the Rest of the Series!

ALL THE KING'S MEN (1949)- ESQ 3/18 & MMT 3/20 at 7:30pm

BORN YESTERDAY (1950)- ESQ 3/25 & MMT 3/27 at 7:30pm

THE WRONG MAN (1956)- ESQ 4/15 & MMT 4/17 at 7:30pm

1 hr 49 min
Director:Robert Rossen
Cast:Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge
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