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Title The killing [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick.

Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2011]


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Edition Two-DVD special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (84 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
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Series Criterion Collection ; 575
Criterion collection ; 575.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Performer Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Ted DeCorsia, Marie Windsor, Elisha Cook, Joe Sawyer, James Edwards, Timothy Carey, Kola Kwariani, Jay Adler, Tito Vuolo, Dorothy Adams, Herbert Ellis, James Griffith, Cecil Elliott, Joseph Turkel, Steve Mitchell, Mary Carroll, William Benedict, Charles R. Cane, Robert B. Williams, (Killer's kiss) Frank Silvera, Jamie Smith, Irene Kane, Jerry Jarrett, Mike Dana, Felice Orlandi, Shaun O'Brien, Barbara Brand, David Vaughan, Alec Rubin, Ralph Roberts, Phil Stevenson, Arthur Feldman, Bill Funaro, Skippy Aldeman ; ballet danced by Ruth Sobotka.
Credits Director of photography, Lucien Ballard ; film editor, Betty Steinberg ; music composed and conducted by Gerald Fried ; art director, Ruth Sobotka. Killer's kiss: Music composed and conducted by Gerald Fried ; song by Norman Gimbel, Arden Clar ; choreography by David Vaughan.
Note Based on the novel: "Clean Break" by Lionel White.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Johnny Clay has a plan. After spending 5 years in Alcatraz, he decides that if he's going to commit crimes, the risk had better be worth the punishment. He then proceeds to mastermind a brilliant criminal scheme to steal $2,000,000 from a local racetrack in which "no one will get hurt."
Killer's kiss: Prize-fighter Davy Gordon intervenes when private dancer Gloria Price is being attacked by her employer and lover Vincent Raphello. This brings the two together and they get involved with each other, which displeases Raphello.
Contents Disc 1. The killing / Harris-Kubrick presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick (1956 ; 84 min.) -- Disc 2. Killer's kiss / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Minotaur production ; story by Stanley Kubrick ; produced by Stanley Kubrick and Morris Bousel ; edited, photographed and directed by Stanley Kubrick (1955 ; ca. 67 min.).
Note Special features: Disc 1. "James B. Harris" video interview with the producer; "Sterling Hayden" excerpted interviews with actor Sterling Hayden from the French television series Cin℗́♭Ưma cin℗́♭Ưmas; "Polito on Thompson" author Robert Polito discusses crime noveist Jim Thompson; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: "Killer's kiss" film; "Geoffrey O'Brien" discussion about Killer's kiss with critic Geoffrey O'Brien. Booklet: "Kubrick's clockwork" essay by Haden Guest; "Marie Windsor on the making of The killing" excerpts from an interview with actress.
Subject Ex-convicts -- Drama.
Racetracks (Horse racing) -- Drama.
Robbery -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Boxers (Sports) -- New York (State) -- Drama.
Showgirls -- New York (State) -- Drama.
Gangsters -- New York (State) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kubrick, Stanley. Director. Screenwriter. Producer. Cinematographer. Film editor.
Thompson, Jim, 1906-1977. Screenwriter.
Harris, James B., 1928- Producer.
Bousel, Morris. Producer.
Ballard, Lucien, 1908-1988. Cinematographer.
Steinberg, Betty. Film editor.
Fried, Gerald. Composer. Conductor.
Gimbel, Norman. Composer.
Clar, Arden, 1915- Composer.
Sobotka, Ruth, 1925-1967. Artistic director. Dancer.
Hayden, Sterling, 1916-1986. Actor.
Gray, Coleen, 1922-2015. Actor.
Edwards, Vince, 1928-1996. Actor.
Flippen, Jay C., 1899-1971. Actor.
De Corsia, Ted. Actor.
Windsor, Marie. Actor.
Cook, Elisha, Jr. Actor.
Sawyer, Joseph, 1906-1982. Actor.
Edwards, James, 1918 March 6-1970. Actor.
Carey, Timothy Agoglia, 1929-1994. Actor.
Adler, Jay, 1896-1978. Actor.
Vuolo, Tito. Actor.
Adams, Dorothy, 1900-1988. Actor.
Griffith, James, 1916-1993. Actor.
Turkel, Joe, 1927- Actor.
Benedict, Bill, 1917-1999. Actor.
Cane, Charles, 1899-1973. Actor.
Silvera, Frank, 1914-1970. Actor.
Smith, Jamie (Actor), active 1952-1963. Actor.
Kane, Irene. Actor.
Jarrett, Jerry, 1918-2001. Actor.
Dana, Mike. Actor.
Orlandi, Felice, 1925-2003. Actor.
O'Brien, Shaun. Actor.
Rubin, Alec. Actor.
Roberts, Ralph, 1918-1999. Actor.
White, Lionel. Clean break.
Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation.
United Artists Corporation.
Minotaur Productions.
Criterion Collection (Firm).
Added Title Killing (Motion picture).
Killer's kiss.
ISBN 9781604654660
Standard No. 715515085717
Music No. CC2048DDVD The Criterion Collection

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