Free film series returns with ‘Murder Most Foul’

April 8, 2014

The city of Issaquah’s free Second Saturday Film Series returns April 12 with a showing of the 1964 movie “Murder Most Foul.”

The film follows Miss Marple, the only jury member who believes that an accused is innocently charged with murder, as she joins a local acting troupe and tries to figure out who the real murderer is.

“Murder Most Foul” is based loosely on the Agatha Christie novel “Mrs. McGinty’s Dead.” It stars Margaret Rutherford and Bud Tingwell.

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Film series returns with ‘They Made Me a Criminal’

September 10, 2013

The Second Saturday Film Series will be back Sept. 14 with “They Made Me A Criminal!”

The movie will show at 7 p.m. at Issaquah City Hall, 130 E Sunset Way.

The 1939 Warner Bros. socially conscious crime classic stars a young John Garfield, The Dead End Kids (playing teenagers, though some of them may have been older than Garfield at the time), Claude Rains and Ann Sheridan. It was directed by musical spectacular choreographer/director Busby Berkeley.

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‘He Walked By Night’ is movie for July’s film series

July 9, 2013

Second Saturday Film Series continues July 13 with the presentation of the 1948 movie “He Walked By Night.”

The film noir classic tells the true case of the Los Angeles Police Department’s attempts to catch the most methodical and cunning criminal in its history. Starring Richard Basehart, Scott Brandy and Jack Webb, “He Walked By Night” is the inspiration for the long-running television series “Dragnet.” The movie has also inspired numerous other crime films.

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