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The Killing

The Killing(1956)

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Brief Synopsis

A team of specialists plots a daring racetrack robbery, but they don't reckon with human frailty.

Cast & Crew

Sterling Hayden Johnny Clay
Vince Edwards Val Cannon
Jay C. Flippen Marvin Unger
Ted DeCorsia Randy Kennan
Marie Windsor Sherry Peatty
Elisha Cook George Peatty
Joe Sawyer Mike O'Reilly
James Edwards Track guard
Timothy Carey Nikki Arane
Kola Kwariani Maurice Oboukhoff
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 19 May 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
EB: AFI; AFI Library
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  83-84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Killing

    John 2013-08-04

    Overall-3 1/2 out of 5Lead Performers-4/5Supporting Cast-3/5Director-5/5Screenplay-3/5Cinematography-4/5Importance-3/5Recommendation for fans of genre-3/5 MORE>

  • A marriage made in hell...

    David H. 2009-01-13

    The Elisha Cook, Jr. & Marie Windsor pairing is maybe film's most inspired illustration of 'wedded bliss'. Not for the squeamish, or... MORE>

  • A much underrated Film Noir

    BRUCE R 2007-05-16

    "The Killing" in my opinion is one of the best crime films/film noirs ever made, and the one that put Stanley Kubrick on the map as a... MORE>