The Asphalt Jungle ()

directed by John Huston
featuring Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, James Whitmore, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe

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The Asphalt Jungle is a brilliantly conceived and executed anatomy of a crime -- or, as director John Huston and scripter Ben Maddow put it, "a left-handed form of human endeavor." Recently paroled master criminal Erwin "Doc" Riedenschneider (Sam Jaffe), with funding from crooked attorney Emmerich (Louis Calhern), gathers several crooks together in Cincinnati for a Big Caper. Among those involved are Dix (Sterling Hayden), an impoverished hood who sees the upcoming jewel heist as a means to finance his dream of owning a ...

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gungadin

Jan 8, 2009

Film noir par excellence!

A must for your film noir collection! MM at her lovliest - the Ford police car is a dream and the Wurlitzer 1100 juke box is a gem with that sexy bobby soxer doing her jive! GO FOR IT!!!!!

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