Home / Tag: Joan Fontaine
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Tonight @ the Charles Allis Art Museum

Often the classic films the Charles Allis Art Museum screens are of the slightly obscure variety, but tonight’s selection is familiar to most film lovers: It’s Rebecca, the 1940 psychological thriller that won director Alfred Hitchcock his first—and, criminally, his only—Best Picture Oscar. Joan Fontaine plays a young...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Ivy

Tonight @ the Charles Allis Art Museum - 7:30 p.m.

The normally lovable Joan Fontaine stepped out of her comfort zone for the 1947 film noir Ivy to play a despicable villainess. In the title role, Fontaine manipulates men for power and wealth, but when one potential suitor rejects her advances, she plans to have him poisoned and pin the blame on her . . .

0|1