Ida Lupino Screening Series in Boston – Loren King reports

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Although she distinguished herself as an actress in many memorable Hollywood films, including roles in Raoul Walsh’s “They Drive By Night” (1940), opposite George Raft and Humphrey Bogart, and “High Sierra” (1941), which reteamed her with Bogart, Lupino also produced and directed her own projects at a time when few women did. She had been nominally recognized for her groundbreaking efforts at the time of her death, in 1995, at the age of 77. Since then, Lupino has been increasingly heralded for her trailblazing role not just as a director but as an independent filmmaker. Continue reading…

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Loren King

Loren King's features and film reviews appear regularly in the Boston Globe, Boston Spirit magazine and the Provincetown Banner. She writes Scene Here, a localfilm column, in the Boston Sunday Globe. A member of the Boston Society of Film Critics since 2002, she served as its president for five years.