MARSHA HUNT’S SWEET ADVERSITY
2014, 98 min, USA, Dir: Roger C. Memos

This fascinating documentary on the life and career of “Golden Age of Hollywood” actress-turned-humanitarian Marsha Hunt includes interviews from such stars as Norman Lloyd, Margaret O'Brien and Harry Belafonte.


ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW
1959, Park Circus/MGM, 96 min, USA, Dir: Robert Wise

Bigoted ex-convict Robert Ryan’s mistrust of partner Harry Belafonte undermines the heist plans of their ex-cop leader (Ed Begley) in this searing, underrated crime drama - the first film noir to feature a black protagonist. Great on-location New York ambiance fills every exterior shot. With Shelley Winters and Gloria Grahame, and featuring an atmospheric score by Modern Jazz Quartet pianist John Lewis.


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