Films Showing

Point of Order!

Point of Order!

Point of Order!

1964 / 97min / 35mm


Working with co-producer Dan Talbot from 188 hours of kinescopes from the CBS archives depicting the Army-McCarthy senate hearings, of “At long last have you no sense of decency” fame, de Antonio distilled down this taut true-life political-moral thriller, which following an opening narration by the director puts aside voiceover completely, allowing the historical record to speak clearly and convincingly for itself.

Print courtesy Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research. Preservation by UCLA Film and Television Archive and The Film Foundation

Point of Order! is screening as part of the series Emile de Antonio.