The Killing

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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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick

Release Date: 1956-05-08
Status: Released
Run time: 85 min / 1:25
Budget: $320,000
Production Companies : United Artists, Harris-Kubrick Productions
Production Country: United States of America



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


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

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