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Let Us Live (1939); East of Fifth Avenue (1933)

Let Us Live (1939)
January 3, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Image © 1939, renewed 1966 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Let Us Live (1939)

Directed by John Brahm

When taxi driver Brick (Henry Fonda) is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to death, his fiancée (Maureen O’Sullivan) fights to prove his innocence and clear his name before it’s too late, but in the grip of a callous legal system, saving Brick’s life and his psyche may be a challenge in this high-stakes thriller.

Columbia Pictures Corp. Producer: William Perlberg. Screenwriter: Anthony Veiller, Allen Rivkin. Cinematographer: Lucien Ballard. Editor: Al Clark. Cast: Maureen O’Sullivan, Henry Fonda, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Baxter, Stanley Ridges.

35mm, b/w, 68 min.

East of Fifth Avenue (1933)

Directed by Albert Rogell

A kindly, elderly couple who run a New York City boarding house form the steady center around which the lives and loves of their various residents unfold. Borrowed money, a lovelorn chorus girl, and a tragic misunderstanding set in motion the chain of events in East of Fifth Avenue’s tender pageant of life.

Columbia Pictures Corp. Screenwriter: Jo Swerling. Cinematographer: Benjamin Kline. Editor: Richard Cahoon. Cast: Wallace Ford, Dorothy Tree, Mary Carlisle, Walter Connolly, Willard Robertson.

35mm, b/w, 74 min.