This week, Movie Night with KLRU Q features Call Northside 777 at 8 pm from the All-star Film Collection. In the thrilling film, a Chicago newsman (James Stewart) digs up the story of a scrubwoman’s son (Richard Conte) framed for murder.
But, that’s not all! Join KLRU Q prior to the movie for even more entertainment. Beginning at 7:30 pm in On Story, Rian Johnson (Looper), Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko), and Roberto Orci (Star Trek), masters of weaving time travel into the fabric of film, dissect the elements that make for a believable “operating system” when writing a comprehensible timeline for a screenplay. A Conversation About Cheating with my Time Traveling Future Self accompanies this episode, trailing one man’s attempt to better his life.
Finally, in Pioneers of Television at 9:55 pm, as viewers reveled in being transported to shadowy underworlds, creative geniuses emerged in the forms of Jack Webb (“Dragnet”), Desi Arnaz (“The Untouchables”) and Bruce Geller (“Mannix” and “Mission: Impossible”). Groundbreaking actors Bill Cosby (“I Spy”) and Angie Dickinson (“Police Woman”) reveal the methods behind their successes as the first African-American and breakthrough female lead characters in a television series. Barbara Bain and Martin Landau share the secrets behind the success of the innovative hit “Mission: Impossible, ” while the evolution of Peter Falk’s amazing characterization in his role as “Columbo” is recalled. And James Garner, in his only recent interview, along with series creator Stephen J. Cannell, recounts the success of the “The Rockford Files’” reluctant crime solver.
Watch movies every Saturday starting at 7:30 pm only on KLRU Q!
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