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GLORIA GRAHAME Naked Alibi USA 1954. Dir Jerry Hopper. With Gloria Grahame, Sterling Hayden, Gene Barry. 86min. 35mm. PG A policeman pursues a suspected murderer to a Mexican border town, both men driven by desperation and their own personal demons. Grahame is at her most seductive @BFI 29 TUE 19 DEC SAT 30 DEC 18:10 NFT2* 17:50 NFT2 SAT 23 DEC THU 28 DEC 18:00 NFT2 18:10 NFT2 as a nightclub singer caught between them; she finally finds the love she’s desperate for, but will the chance for happiness come too late? Merton of the Movies + intro by season programmer Jo Botting* USA 1947. Dir Robert Alton. With Gloria Grahame, Red Skelton, Virginia O’Brien. 82min. 35mm. U Showing how fast Hollywood forgot its roots, this broad parody of silent cinema was made barely 20 years after the coming of sound. Red Skelton was coached in physical comedy by Buster Keaton for his performance as a small-town boy seeking fame and fortune in the movies. Grahame luxuriates in the glamour of her role, as a film star who seduces the innocent abroad. INTRO


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