The Killers

Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1946. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1946 film noir, showing actress Ava Gardner. Universal Film stamp on the verso.

A breakthrough role for Gardner, as well as the screen debut of Burt Lancaster, based on a short story by Ernest Hemingway. Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Screenplay.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, lightly toned and worn at the corners.

National Film Registry. Arrow 18. Criterion Collection 176. Grant US. Lee, The Heist Film. Penzler 101. Selby US. Selby US Canon. Selby US Masterwork. Silver and Ward Classic Noir. Spicer US.

[Book #155638]