Algiers

Series: Cinema Classics

For our March Cinema Classics screening, and as part of our Feminist March series line-up, we’re proud to present Hedy Lamarr’s first Hollywood film! This screening is free for Hollywood Theatre members. It also pairs well with our Sunday, March 11 screening of BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY.

ALGIERS (1938): In Algiers, notorious thief Pepe le Moko (Charles Boyer) evades police capture by hiding within the labyrinthine Casbah district. Pepe’s renown makes him a popular target not only with policeman Janvier (Paul Harvey) but also sympathetic Inspector Slimane (Joseph Calleia) and jealous thief Regis (Gene Lockhart). Through Slimane, Pepe meets the beautiful American Gaby (Hedy Lamarr) and becomes obsessed with her. Regis’ plan to lure Pepe out into the open falls apart, until Pepe learns that he may never see Gaby again.

Passes Accepted: Guest Pass and Member Guest Pass. 


Director
John Cromwell
Year
1938
Starring
Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie
Format
Digital
Runtime
96 mins.
Assistive Listening
Available
Wheelchair accessible
Yes
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