• The Boston Strangler

    1968. USA. Richard Fleischer. 116 min.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • The Boston Strangler

    1968. USA. Directed by Richard Fleischer. Screenplay by Edward Anhalt, based on the book by Gerold Frank. With Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda. Based on a true story, Fleischer's film features Fonda as a state officer intent on finding the perpetrator of a series of rapes and murders. Profiled by Ross in 2002, Curtis relayed that The Boston Strangler was his favorite of his films, and that the titular role was the ultimate test of his acting abilities. "Playing that murderer, Albert DeSalvo, was the greatest challenge, and so satisfying" (Curtis). New print courtesy Twentieth Century Fox. 116 min.

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