Film


NOVEMBER NOIR DOUBLE BILL: The Desperate Hours (1955-112 min.). Escaped convict Humphrey Bogart terrorizes suburbanite Fredric March, wife Martha Scott and their children. Joseph Hayes scripted this tense thriller, from his novel and stage play, for producer/director William Wyler. After a brief intermission, Bogie makes his final screen appearance in The Harder They Fall (1956-108 min.), as Eddie Willis, a sportswriter who teams up with promoter Benko (Rod Steiger) in a plan to fool seven-foot giant Toro Moreno (Mike Lane) into believing that he has a shot at the heavyweight title. Philip Yordan adapted Budd Schulberg’s novel for director Mark Robson. 1:30 p.m.