Thursday through Sunday

Under Capricorn (1949)

An aristocratic girl elopes with her father’s groom amidst scandal and tragedy, ending up in Australia. Years pass, and a childhood friend pays a visit, only to find the household is strangely unsettling.

While not a major commercial success, this film has enjoyed a growing reputation with more recent critics.

“A rich account of emotional self-sacrifice.” David Thomson.

With Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton, Cecil Parker, Denis O’Dea, Jack Watling, Harcourt Williams, John Ruddock, Ronald Adam.

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Produced by Sidney Bernstein. Written by James Bridie, Hume Cronyn, based on the play by John Colton, Margaret Linden, and the novel by Helen Simpson. Photographed by Jack Cardiff. Music by Richard Addinsell. Transatlantic. 117 minutes.

Thursday through Sunday (January 29-February 1) at 7:30, plus weekend matinee at 3:20.

 

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

The notorious Merry Widow Murderer takes the train to California to hide out with his unsuspecting relatives in Santa Rosa. His niece adores her Uncle Charlie, but slowly the terrible truth comes out.

Filmed on location, you can still visit young Charlie’s family home.

Hitchcock claimed this was his favorite.

With Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge, Hume Cronyn, Edna May Wonacott, Wallace Ford.

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Produced by Jack H. Skirball. Written by Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, Alma Reville, based on a story by Gordon McDonnell. Photographed by Joseph Valentine. Music by Dimitri Tiomkin. Universal. 108 minutes.

Thursday through Sunday (January 29-February 1) at 5:30 and 9:45.