"The Killing" (also known as "Day of Violence", "Bed of Fear", "Rechnung ging nicht auf, Die") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller/Film-noir film directed by Stanley Kubrick, and written by Stanley Kubrick (screenplay) and Jim Thompson (additional dialogue), released in the USA on May 20 of 1956 . Sterling Hayden and Coleen Gray are starring, alongside Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Marie Windsor and Joe Sawyer.
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Who directed "The Killing":
The Killing was directed by Stanley Kubrick, an American director, writer, producer, cinematographer, and actor.
Before directing The Killing, Stanley Kubrick had directed Killer's Kiss, released in 1955, Fear and Desire (1953). Since, he directed Paths of Glory, released in 1957, Spartacus (1960), Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), and A Clockwork Orange (1971).
What was the release date of "The Killing":
The Killing was first released in the United States on Sunday, May 20, 1956. Another film released on Sunday, May 20, 1956 is Navy Wife (dir. Edward Bernds). This was sixty-three (63) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, October 03, 1956 in France; Tuesday, November 27, 1956 in Germany; Thursday, March 21, 1957 in Italy; Friday, October 01, 1999 in Spain and on Tuesday, December 10, 1957 in Japan.
What is the cast of "The Killing":
At the casting of The Killing we find Sterling Hayden, previously seen in The Last Command (1955) and The Eternal Sea (1955); Coleen Gray (Tennessee's Partner (1955), Kansas City Confidential (1952)); Vince Edwards (Serenade (1956), I Am a Camera (1955)) [ more... ]
- Jay C. Flippen, Tito Vuolo and Steve Mitchell also appeared in It's Always Fair Weather, released in 1955.
- James Griffith and Jay C. Flippen, Joe Sawyer can be seen in How the West Was Won, released in 1962.
- Timothy Carey and James Griffith also worked together in Speedtrap, released in 1977.
- Sterling Hayden and James Griffith also worked together in Kansas Pacific, released in 1953.
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