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The Killing

The Killing(1956)

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Trivia

  • One of the horses is named "Stanley K", after director Stanley Kubrick.
  • As Johnny leaves the store after buying a suitcase, advertised on the wall just beyond his car is a burlesque show featuring Lenny Bruce.
  • The location where Sterling Hayden proposes the deal to Kola Kwariani is a mock-up of the 42nd Street Chess and Checker Parlor in New York City. Director Stanley Kubrick was a regular chess player there as was Kola.
  • Frank Sinatra expressed interest in this project, but production rights were granted to Kubrick first.
  • Johnny Clay vs. George Peatty vs. Sherry Peatty.

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