Port Hope Public Library circa 2017

Free Afternoon Movie

Free Afternoon Movie

Tuesday, November 28
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Mary J. Benson Branch

Free Afternoon Movie

Crime, Drama and Romance

HOUSE OF STRANGERS (1949)   101 min.

After seven years in prison, lawyer Max Monetti (Richard Conte) goes to the bank of his brothers Joe, Tony and Pietro Monetti and promises revenge to them. Then he visits his lover Irene Bennett (Susan Hayward) who asks him to forget the past and start a new life. Max recalls the early 30s, when he was the favorite son of his father, banker Gino Monetti (Edward G. Robinson), a tyrant who raises his family in hatred. Max was betrayed by his brothers, so now…

Edward G. Robinson won Best Actor at Cannes for his role, and the movie was nominated for the Grand Prize at Cannes.