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The Stranger

Monday, October 29, 2018


    “In postwar Germany a meeting of the War Crimes Commission is being held. Those present decide that Konstantin Shayne, a heinous Nazi war criminal, should be released from prison in the hopes that he will lead the commission to his superior, the infamous Franz Kindler – one of the architects of the genocide against the Jews, currently in hiding in Conneticut under an assumed name. A federal agent is assigned to follow Shayne, and the chase begins.” – Park Circus

    Screening as part of our retrospective series “Directed by Orson Welles,” from Oct 26 through Nov 1.

    • Country USA
    • Year 1946
    • Running Time 95 minutes
    • Director Orson Welles
    • Writer Victor Trivas (original story), Decla Dunning (adaptation), Anthony Veiller (screenplay)
    • Editor Ernest J. Nims
    • Cinematographer Russell Metty
    • Cast Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Philip Merivale, Richard Long