Sweet Smell Of Cinema

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The Main Library's fall film series, Manhattan in the 1950s, continues with a screening of 1957's powerful drama Sweet Smell of Success at 7 p.m. next Monday, Nov. 24, in the Wachovia Playhouse at ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. Ernest Lehman adapted (with Clifford Odets) his own novel about the relationship between ruthless gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker (a terrific Burt Lancaster) and toadying press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis). Admission is free. Call 704-973-2780 for more info. And be sure to also catch 1954's Rear Window on Dec. 1 and the final film in the series, 1958's Bell, Book and Candle, on Dec. 15.

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