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Don’t Bother To Knock

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 11:30 AM; MONDAY, AUGUST 13 7 PM; THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 9 PM. "Unusually seedy and small-scale for a Fox picture of 1952, this black-and-white thriller is set over one evening exclusively inside a middle-class urban hotel and the adjoining bar. The bar's singer (Anne Bancroft in her screen debut) breaks up with her sour pilot boyfriend (Richard Widmark), a hotel guest. He responds by flirting with a woman (Marilyn Monroe) in another room who's babysitting a little girl, but the babysitter turns out to be psychotic and potentially dangerous...” (Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader) 1952 Roy Baker 1.33:1 B&W DCP 76 min.