SEEN IN VANCOUVER #344: A 50 Year Old Film About Straightening Out On The DTES

February 23, 2012.

We’re digging the 1962 film Hastings Street. Think ex-cons, petty criminals, jerk cops, cagey hookers, drugs, smokes, whiskey, and Save On Meats all in original, fifty year old black and white. Larry Kent’s first movie was about a fella fresh out of prison and trying to get enough dough to get his neck above water on the DTES, presented fresh in all its seedy former (and still very present) glory. Money quote: “I haven’t seen you since that night in Coquitlam.” The whole thing is just…wow (hat tip: JC).

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