Dark Passage (1947, 35mm) – Vault Screening
Director: Delmer Daves
1947, USA, 106 mins., 35mm - Mono, NR
Dark Passage is a classic of film-noir and the third film featuring the inimitable tinseltown tandem of Bogart and Bacall. Written and directed by Delmer Daves (An Affair to Remember, The Red House, A Summer Place), this films tracks a man (Bogart) wrongly convicted of his wife’s murder through the twists and turns of escaping and striving to prove his innocence, with the help of a sympathetic young artist (Bacall). Clever writing and gorgeous dreamlike cinematography make this studio gem a must-see for cinephiles.
The 35mm print has been provided by the G William Jones Film and Video Collection at SMU and all ticket sales will benefit the Collection and their archival work.