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March 18, 2014  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Robert Rossen’s The Hustler
The Hustler. 1961. USA. Directed by Robert Rossen

Paul Newman and Piper Laurie in The Hustler. 1961. USA. Directed by Robert Rossen

These notes accompany screenings of Robert Rossen’s The Hustler on March 19, 20, and 21 in Theater 3.

Robert Rossen, whose 106th birthday would have been this week, was a victim of the blacklisting witch-hunt of the 1950s, an experience that apparently contributed to his early death at 57. Read more