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The Killing

Director: Stanley Kubrick Run Time: 84 min. Format: 35mm Rating: NR Release Year: 1956

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Ted de Corsia, Marie Windsor, Elisha Cook Jr., Timothy Carey

Career criminal Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) recruits a sharpshooter (Timothy Carey), a crooked police officer (Ted de Corsia), a bartender (Joe Sawyer) and a betting teller named George (Elisha Cook Jr.), among others, for one last job before he goes straight and marries his fiancee, Fay (Coleen Gray). But when George tells his restless wife, Sherry (Marie Windsor), about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.