“War is Hell” screens for JFK day at Texas Theatre

The Texas Theatre recognizes the 48th anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination Tuesday, Nov. 22, with a lineup of relevant movies.

“War is Hell” screens at 1:20 p.m. That’s the movie that was showing when Lee Harvey Oswald ducked into the theater about 1:30 p.m. without buying a ticket. It shows again at 4:45 pm.

“Cry of Battle,” the other film on the Texas Theatre’s double-feature bill the day of the assassination, screens at 2:45 and 6:10 p.m.

“Rush to Judgement,” a documentary that explores JFK conspiracy theories, screens at 8 p.m. John Slate, the Dallas City Archivist, will introduce the film. Slate has a place in pop culture trivia as the JFK conspiracy guy in “Slacker.”

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At 10 p.m., the theater screens the JFK edition of its free “Tuesday Night Trash” series with “Naughty Dallas.” Released in 1964, it has scenes in Jack Ruby’s Carousel Club: “A small-town girl comes to Dallas to make it as a stripper.”

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