#NightOwl! Each week live from Phoenix, Arizona the Night Owl’s Sci-Fi Cinema hosts FREE vintage U.S., and classic foreign Sci-Fi films!
Tired of remakes, reboots, re-imaginings, no originality? KEEP IT CLASSIC ON NIGHT OWL CINEMA! #keepitclassic Straight from Night Owl’s Film Laboratory, the Night Owl™ brings you back to the Golden Age of Hollywood and cinematic art. Each weekend (Saturday – Sunday), John F. Rychlicki III aka the ‘Night Owl,’ hosts 24 hr live streaming and online archives of classic film; from periods that were the greatest collection of talent gathered in one place at one time in film history. From the silent films of the 1920s, to Noir, Universal, big studio blockbusters, and epic love stories, we bring you cinematic art from a bygone era. _________________________________________________________________________________________________
Night Owl! CLASSIC FEATURE ::: Tonight’s film ::: “SIROCCO” (1951)
Directed by Curtis Bernhardt, whose other noirs include Conflict (1945), Possessed, and High Wall (both 1947). Written by A.I. Bezzerides, Hans Jacoby, and Joseph Kessel from Kessel’s novel, COUP DE GRACE. American Harry Smith (Humphrey Bogart) is selling guns to Emir Hassan (Onslow Stevens), whose Syrian rebels are battling occupying French troops. Hoping to stem the fighting, French Col. Feroud (Lee J. Cobb) asks Harry to introduce him to Hassan. Meanwhile, Feroud’s girlfriend, Violette (Märta Torén), is increasingly drawn to Harry. While she wants Harry to ferry her out of the dangerous country, he boldly tries to make a profit from his dealings with both Hassan and Feroud.