VIVE LA FRANCE: LOVE AND FRENCH FILMS. Professor Valerie Franco will screen and discuss Nobody Else But You (original title: Poupoupidou) (2011-102 min.). Desperate for a new story, bestselling crime novelist David Rousseau (Jean-Pierre Rouve) hones his focus on the apparent suicide of Candice Lecoeur, a.k.a. Martine Langeuin (Sophie Quinton), a small-town woman who claimed to be the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. Gerald Hustache-Mathieu scripted and directed this comedy-thriller. In French with English subtitles. Note the early start time: 7:00 p.m.
NOVEMBER NOIR: Mr. Soft Touch (1949-93 min.). War hero Joe Christopher (Glenn Ford) returns home to find that his nightclub has been taken over by gangster Barney Teener (Roman Bohnen). Orin Jennings scripted, from a story by producer Milton Homes, for co-directors Henry Levin and Gordon Douglas. 7:30 p.m.
NOVEMBER NOIR: Split Second (1953-85 min.). Escaped convict Sam Hurley (Stephen McNally) holds hostages (Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling, Keith Andes, Arthur Hunnicutt) in a Nevada ghost town slated for destruction in a nuclear test. Dick Powell directed, from a script by William Bowers and Irving Wallace. 7:30 p.m.