The Killing (1956)


Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, a crooked police officer, a bartender and a betting teller named George, among others, for one last job before he goes straight and marries his fiancee, Fay. But when George tells his restless wife, Sherry, about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.

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Movie Score: 7.7/10 from 480 votes
Release Date: 1956-05-08
Status: Released
Run time: 85 min / 1:25
Production Studio : United Artists, Harris-Kubrick Productions
Production Country: United States of America
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The Killing Casts

Sterling Hayden
as Johnny Clay
Coleen Gray
as Fay
Vince Edwards
as Val Cannon
Jay C. Flippen
as Marvin Unger
Elisha Cook Jr.
as George Peatty
Marie Windsor
as Sherry Peatty
Ted de Corsia
as Randy Kennan
Joe Sawyer
as Mike O'Reilly
James Edwards
as Track Parking Attendant
Timothy Carey
as Nikki Arcane
Joe Turkel
as Tiny
Jay Adler
as Leo the Loanshark
Kola Kwariani
as Maurice Oboukhoff
Tito Vuolo
as Joe Piano - motel manager
Dorothy Adams
as Mrs. Ruthie O'Reilly
James Griffith
as Mr. Grimes
Herbert Ellis
as 2nd American Airlines Clerk
Cecil Elliott
as Lady with Small Dog
Steve Mitchell
as Brown - American Airlines Clerk
Mary Carroll
as Woman Asking Kennan for Help
William Benedict
as American Airlines Clerk
Charles Cane
as Plainclothesman at Airport
Robert Williams
as Plainclothesman at Airport
Tom Coleman
as Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Rodney Dangerfield
as Onlooker (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum
as Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
John George
as Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Art Gilmore
as Narrator (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp
as Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness
as Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Sol Gorss
as Track Guard Slugged by Johnny (uncredited)
Harry Hines
as Chess Player (uncredited)
Hal J. Moore
as Race Track P.A. Announcer (uncredited)
Harvey Parry
as Bartender (uncredited)
Richard Reeves
as Bill - Track Employee in Locker Room (uncredited)
Frank Richards
as Track Employee in Locker Room (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey
as Racetrack Cashier (uncredited)

The Killing Crew

Directing Stanley Kubrick Director
Writing Lionel White Novel
Writing Stanley Kubrick Screenplay
Writing Jim Thompson Dialogue
Production James B. Harris Producer
Sound Gerald Fried Original Music Composer
Camera Lucien Ballard Director of Photography
Editing Betty Steinberg Editor
Directing Howard Joslin Assistant Director
Production Alexander Singer Associate Producer
Art Harry Reif Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Lillian Shore Hairstylist
Production Clarence Eurist Production Supervisor
Directing Milton Carter Assistant Director
Art Karl Brainard Set Decoration
Sound Rex Lipton Sound Effects Editor
Sound Earl Snyder Sound
Crew Dave Koehler Special Effects
Visual Effects Louis DeWitt Visual Effects
Visual Effects Jack Rabin Visual Effects
Crew Fred Gabourie Stunts
Sound Gilbert D. Marchant Music Editor
Camera Richard Towers Camera Operator
Crew Don Turner Stunts