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Film: Rowland Brown’s “Blood Money”

December 6, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Free admission!
USA | 1933 | 35mm | 65 min.
Shady bailbondsman Bill Bailey (George Bancroft) falls hard for young thrill-seeker Elaine (Frances Dee), much to the chagrin of Bill’s old flame, nightclub owner Ruby Darling (Judith Anderson). When Ruby thinks Bill has double-crossed her bank-robbing brother, she asks her mob contacts to break him. In one of the definitive pre-code era movies, nearly every line of writer/director Rowland Brown’s wonderful dialogue has a double meaning! Funny and briskly paced, Blood Money would prove to be Brown’s third and final feature as director.


December 6, 2019
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vilas Hall, Room 4070
821 University Ave
Madison, WI United States
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