Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
The Crowd Roars (1932) Directed by Howard Hawks. James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, Frank McHugh. (85 min.) 35mm archival print from the Library of Congress.
A champion driver tries to keep his kid brother away from fast cars and fast women. Penned by the scribes who wrote Cagney’s Public Enemy and directed by Scarface’s Howard Hawks; Billy Arnold, 1930’s Indy 500 winner, is in the driver’s seat for the thrilling action and fiery crashes.
“This is no movie for weak-hearted people” (New York Graphic).
Introduced by Marsha Gordon, NCSU film studies professor.