54548415Synopsis: Ernest Hemingway s gripping short story The Killers has fascinated readers and filmmakers for generations. Its first screen incarnation came in 1946, when director Robert Siodmak unleashed T
Synopsis: Ernest Hemingway's gripping short story The Killers has fascinated readers and filmmakers for generations. Its first screen incarnation came in 1946, when director Robert Siodmak unleashed The Killers, helping to define the film noir style and launching the careers of Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner in an archetypal masterpiece. In 1956, then-film student Andrei Tarkovsky tackled the story with a faithful 19-minute short. In 1946, Don Siegel-initially slated to direct the 1946 version took it on, creating the first-ever made-forTV feature, but it proved too violent for broadcast in the wake of JFK's assassination.
Actors: Burt Lancaster .... 'Swede' Andersen Ava Gardner .... Kitty Collins Edmond O'Brien .... Jim Reardon Albert Dekker .... Big Jim Colfax Sam Levene .... Lt. Sam Lubinsky Vince Barnett .... Charleston Virginia Christine .... Lilly Harmon Lubinsky Charles D. Brown .... Packy Robinson Jack Lambert .... 'Dum-Dum' Clarke Donald MacBride .... R.S. Kenyon Charles McGraw .... Al William Conrad .... Max Phil Brown .... Nick Adams Queenie Smith .... Mary Ellen Daugherty Jeff Corey .... 'Blinky' Franklin
Director: Robert Siodmak
Technical Details: Languages: English Audio: Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono Subtitles: English / Chinese / None Aspect Ratio: 4:3 Fullscreen Colour: Black and White Region Code: All Duration: 103 Minutes Number of Discs: 1 Condition: Brand New