The Asphalt Jungle

John Huston (director, screenwriter)
W.R. Burnett (novel)
Ben Maddow (screenwriter)
Sterling Haden, Sam Jaffe, Jean Hagen, Marilyn Monroe (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1950. Four vintage reference photographs from the 1950 film noir.

From the collection of Joel Finler.

Based on the 1949 novel by W.R. Burnett, and hugely influential as one of the earliest films in the heist film sub-genre. Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

Grant US. Silver and Ward Classic Noir. Selby US Masterworks. Penzler 101. Spicer US. Criterion Collection 847. National Film Registry.


[Book #159942]