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3 edition of Asphalt Jungle found in the catalog.

Asphalt Jungle

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Published by RosettaBooks in New York, USA .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24310404M
ISBN 100795300328, 0795300360

The Asphalt Jungle featured no major box-office draws but several highly regarded actors, including Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Sam Jaffe, and Jean Hagen. That Marilyn held her own in this cast is a testament to her hard work and talent. In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme. Anchored by an abundance of nuanced performances from a gifted ensemble—including a Actors: Dix Handley.

  Asphalt Jungle An early masterclass in the art of the caper movie, John Huston's thriller stands up wonderfully well, even if we've got used to far more convoluted scheming by movie robbers. The Asphalt Jungle is a near-perfect movie, the Casablanca of film noir. What many might have thought to be an imitation of The Naked City turns out to be a superior character study centering on what the film's jaded, corrupt attorney calls "A left-handed form of human endeavor." It's pure W.R. Burnett and pure John Huston at the same time, one.

The Asphalt Jungle () is one of the earliest and best examples of another unique sub-genre of the crime film: the caper film. A caper film is a remarkably pure narrative model that gives intricate detail to three important structural acts: the planning, execution, and 5/5(3). The Asphalt Jungle () is a naturalistic film noir crime film classic (resembling numerous B-films) of the early s from A-list director John Huston. The realistic, documentary-like, urban crime/heist film - advertised as "A John Huston Production" - was one of the first films that completely and specifically detailed how to pull off an authentic-looking heist - something .


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The dialogue is well written with a fair dollop of slang such as lucre, moo, a big sock and the ubiquitous 'harness bull'(apparently a uniformed policeman).Cited by: 9. Directed by John Huston. With Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore.

A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel/10(23K). W.R. Burnett's brutally wise novel The Asphalt Jungle () tells how the perfect crime can go easily awry when human nature is a factor, as it always is.

Told in short, richly atmospheric chapters, the novel details the planning and execution of a major jewel heist. The robbery is devised by Brand: RosettaBooks. The Asphalt Jungle () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

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 97%.

The King of Noirs. John Huston's powerful adaptation of W.R. Burnett's heist novel benefits from top-notch performances by a perfectly cast ensemble and Ben Maddow's terrific adaptation. You can bet Kubrick saw this several times before making The Killing.

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Released: Running time: Niagara YouTube Movies. Drama $ Buy or Rent Crime Wave YouTube Movies. Drama $ Buy or. The Asphalt Jungle is a film noir about a major heist that goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.

Directed by John Huston. Written by Ben Maddow and John Huston, based on the novel by W.R. Burnett. John Huston's The Asphalt Jungle. One of the greatest noir classics released in with stellar performances from Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, and a young Marilyn Monroe.

This is the stated First Edition, published by Knopf inof W. Burnett's "The Asphalt Jungle" ( numbered pages, plus notes), without its dust jacket, but with the front and back dust jacket flaps glued to the front and back inside covers. Asphalt Jungle is not a good movie,it's a GREAT landmark movie due to everyone attached to it on BOTH sides of the camera,but especially to JOHN HUSTON Who like "Treasure Of The Sierra Madre" grabbed a W.R.

Burnett novel,shot it VERY true to his book. Shady and realistic, The Asphalt Jungle is as thrilling as thrillers get, with great use of proven actors like Sterling Hayden, James Whitmore and Sam Jaffe, perfect theme music from Miklós Rozsa and lighting expertise of five-time Oscar nominee Harold Rosson.

John Huston joined forces with Ben Maddow in adapting W. Burnett’s novel to the. The Criterion Collection’s Blu-ray of The Asphalt Jungle is a big improvement on the old DVD from — various scratches, bad splices and unsteady shots have been straightened out, and the added detail shows every pockmark and wrinkle in actors’ unglamorous faces.

The only copy I’ve seen that looked better was an MGM studio print back in the early ’70s. New Book The Secure Urbanite: Personal Security in the Asphalt Concrete Jungle.

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After many years in prison, Doc (Sam Jaffe), a seemingly over-the-hill and retired (i.e. rehabilitated) criminal decides upon his release to make one last go of it.

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Burnett’s novel about an ambitious jewel robbery orchestrated by a gang of eccentric criminals. Immediately after being released from prison, “Doc” Riedenschneider (played by Sam Jaffe) teams with corrupt.