35mm print! Plays as part of the I Wake Up Dreaming series, hosted by noir expert Elliot Lavine.
RIDE THE PINK HORSE (1947) A sullen and determined WWII veteran arrives in a dusty border town intent on avenging the death of his buddy at the hands of a ruthless mobster. But fate, in the form of a mysterious young Mexican girl, intervenes with startling and possibly supernatural results.
Dorothy B. Hughes' brilliant mystery novel has been adapted by Ben Hecht and Charles Brackett, helping to turn this mesmerizing masterpiece into film noir's last and foremost holy grail. Starring Robert Montgomery, Wanda Hendrix, Thomas Gomez, Fred Clark, Art Smith, and Andrea King. Luxuriously photographed by Russell Metty and directed by the film’s star, Robert Montgomery.
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