Ex-convict Johnny Clay devises a daring plan to steal two million dollars from a heavily guarded racetrack. The gang he assembles to make 'the killing' includes the track cashier, a crooked cop, a bartender, a reformed alcoholic and a hired gun.

Books with substantial mentioning of The Killing
Geoff Mayer and Brian McDonnell
Encyclopedia of Film Noir
Westport, Connecticut/London, 2007

Lloyd Hughes
The Rough Guide to Gangster Movies
London, 2005

Gene D. Phillips, Rodney Hill
The Encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick, From Day of the Fight to Eyes Wide Shut
New York NY, 2002

Mario Falsetto
Stanley Kubrick, A Narrative and Stylistic Analysis
Westport, Connecticut - London, 2001

James Howard
Stanley Kubrick Companion
London, 1999

Danny Peary
Cult Movies, The Classics, the Sleepers, the Weird, and the Wonderful
New York, 1989

Douglas Brode
Lost Films of the Fifties
Secaucus, New Jersey, 1988
Books with an entry on The Killing
Michael F. Keaney
Film Noir Guide, 745 Films of the Classic Era, 1940-1959
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2003

Alan G. Fetrow
Feature Films, 1950 - 1959, a United States Filmography
Jefferson, NC, 1999
Articles on The Killing
David Hughes, The Killing, in: Empire, nr. 262 (April), 2011 pp. 82-83
Articles with substantial mentioning of The Killing
Adrian Curry, Graphic detail, in: Filmcomment, nr. 3 (May/June), 2016 pp. 80
Author:David Hughes
Title:The Killing
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:262
Year:2011
Pp:82-83
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Killing (1956)
Author:Adrian Curry
Title:Graphic detail
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:3
Year:2016
Pp:80
Illustrations:  yes



The Killing
United States 1956

Directed by

Cast
Vince Edwards
Ted De Corsia
James Edwards
Joe Turkel
Jay Adler
James Griffith
Steve Mitchell
William 'Billy' Benedict
Robert Williams
Franklyn Farnum

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Year:1956
Running time:85 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English

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