May 5th, 2012: The Killing (1956)

Cast and Crew:  Stanley Kubrick (Director, Screenplay); Jim Thompson (Dialogue); Lionel White (Novel Clean Break); Coleen Grey, Elisha Cook Jr., Joe Sawyer, James Edwards, Timothy Carey, Joe Turkel

What It’s About:  Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) meticulously plans to heist $2 million from a race track, but there are many ways a heist can go wrong, not all of them during the job itself….

Why Watch it Today?: The Kentucky Derby, perhaps the best known horse racing event, ends today

Where to Get It: Amazon, iTunes; Netflix (rental only) or your local library

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