Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Screening of Hitchcock’s “Dial M for Murder” at Daystar Center June 9, 2015

When: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Venue 1550 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street

Retired pro tennis player Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) discovers that his wife Margot (Grace Kelly) is having an affair with crime novelist Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings). Tony blackmails an old acquaintance, C. A. Swan (Anthony Dawson) into murdering Margot, but the plan backfires. Kelly manages to kill her attacker, but finds herself on trial for murder. Dial M for Murder (1954) was Alfred Hitchcock’s first collaboration with Kelly, who soon became the director’s prototypical cool blond and one of the biggest stars of the 1950s.

Have some Joe and Enjoy the Show!
Before the movie, grab a cup of coffee from Overflow Coffee Bar, located within the Daystar Center. You can bring food and beverages into the auditorium; we even have small tables set up next to some of the seats. General Admission: $5 Students and Senior Citizens: $3.

Robert Cummings, Ray Milland and Grace Kelly in Dial M for Murder

Join the Chicago Film club; join the discussion
Once a month we screen a classic film and have a brief discussion afterward. For more information, including how to join (it’s free), click here. To purchase your ticket in advance, click here. The Venue 1550 is easily accessible by the CTA. Please visit Transit Chicago for more information on transportation options.


Daystar Center located at 1550 S. State St. works through a grassroots network of collaborations and partnerships with individuals and other nonprofit organizations. Through this web, they’re able to provide educational, cultural, and civic activities that enrich and empower their clients, guests, and community members. To learn more about classes and events offered at the Daystar Center, please visit their Web site.

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