From billowing smoke to the slightest lowering of a shoulder, every frame of Von Sternberg’s silent classic about a stevedore and a suicidal hooker is packed with such naked sexual energy and longing that it makes most films currently in release look banal by comparison.
The Docks of New York
|Venue name:||Nitehawk Cinema||Contact:|
136 Metropolitan Ave
|Cross street:||between Berry St and Wythe Ave|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 5pm–2am; Sat, Sun noon–2am|
|Transport:||Subway: L to Bedford Ave|