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The Killing (1956) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by Stanley Kubrick and produced by Alexander Singer and James B. Harris.
“The Killing” Comes to the Big Screen in Portland!By Marisa on Mar 17, 2017 From The Timothy Carey Experience
Tonight is opening night for the Portland edition of I Wake Up Dreaming, the excellent film noir fest curated by Elliot Lavine for nearly thirty years in San Francisco. Seven days and nights of film noir at Cinema 21! I’m thrilled to report that one of the films shown on the fest’s final... Read full article
Ticklish Business Episode 6: The Killing (1956)on Sep 23, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film
This week I sit down with Jacob Haller to talk about Stanley Kubrick’s 1956 film noir, The Killing. Send suggestions, questions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to leave me a comment on iTunes and be sure to follow Ticklish Business on Twitter, @Ticklish_Biz. NEXT WEEK: YouR... Read full article
Video of the Week: “The Killing”By Marisa on Aug 17, 2016 From The Timothy Carey Experience
Kudos to Turner Classic Movies for featuring the great James Edwards in their Summer Under the Stars showcase today, but it looks like they forgot one… Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are co... Read full article
Batman: The Killing Joke (2016, Sam Liu)By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 1, 2016 From The Stop Button
There’s a lot to be said about Batman: The Killing Joke, both the comic book and its animated adaptation. It’s another of Alan Moore’s unintentional curses on mainstream comics; listening to his dialogue spoken… it’s clear he was hurrying through the Batman stuff. Or Ke... Read full article
The Killing (1956)By Beatrice on May 21, 2016 From Flickers in Time
The Killing Directed by Stanley Kubrick Written by Stanley Kubrick and Jim Thompson from a novel by Lionel White 1956/USA Harris-Kubrick Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant Early in his career, Kubrick had it all together. Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) has emerged from five long hard years ... Read full article
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Fay: Johnny, you've got to run!
Johnny Clay: Eh, what's the difference?
Johnny Clay: You'd be killing a horse - that's not first degree murder, in fact it's not murder at all, in fact I don't know what it is.
Sherry Peatty: It isn't fair. I never had anybody but you. Not a real husband. Not even a man. Just a bad joke without a punch line.
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The total budget for the film was $320,000 - $200,000 was put up by United Artists, with the rest raised by producer James B. Harris. This was a paltry budget for a feature even by 1950s Hollywood standards.
Once they had convinced Sterling Hayden to come on board, Stanley Kubrick and his producer James B. Harris were able to approach United Artists about securing the extra financing for the film.
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