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Academy Award® winner Claude Jarman Jr. to appear at Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival.

Academy Award® winner Claude Jarman Jr. to appear at Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival

Festival Opens on Thursday, May 12 and runs through Sunday, May 15at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs.

Academy Award® winner Claude Jarman Jr. will make a special guest appearance at a 1:00 pm screening of Intruder in the Dust (1949) on May 13 at the Camelot Theaters in Palm Springs, California.  

“I am thrilled that Claude will be joining us at this year’s festival to discuss his role in a classic film and his storied career,” enthused festival producer and host Alan K. RodeJarmon also starred in The Yearling (1946) and Rio Grande (1950), among others.

Intruder in the Dust (1949) was adapted from William Faulkner’s novel and according to Rode was “was perhaps the most sensitive film dealing with racism that Hollywood dared to produce during the 1940s.”   It is very rarely screened and not currently available on DVD. 

Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival are available online at: http://www.arthurlyonsfilmnoir.org or at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs.

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