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MMU One Credit: The Steel Trap with Film Historian Foster Hirsch

MMU One Credit: The Steel Trap with Film Historian Foster Hirsch
THE STEEL TRAP is too-little-known thriller, written and directed by Andrew L. Stone, who film historian Foster Hirsch considers to be the unsung noir maestro of the 1950s.  Join us as Hirsch illuminates the prevailing attitudes of the 1950s which gave rise to the production of THE STEEL TRAP, as well as the critical and audience reception of the day, all the while making a case for this forgotten gem of a film to be reconsidered as a timeless film noir classic.
This class will be taught by Foster Hirsch, a professor of film at Brooklyn College and the author of sixteen books on film and theater.  Movie Madness will have copies of Hirsch’s latest book, Hollywood and the Movies of the Fifties, available to purchase on the day of class, which he’ll be signing.

The film will be screened at the Movie Madness Miniplex, followed by an instructor-led discussion.

Class size will be limited to 18.

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