The Asphalt Jungle

1950

John Huston
Director
MGM
Production Company

A criminal mastermind, just out of jail, hatches a jewel robbery scheme.

1950 Ace from John Huston whereby a disparate crew of villains are afflicted with Murphy's Law. Needs Bogart but Marilyn is just what the doctor ordered.

DVD contains a glorious print of one of the very best film noir entries.



6th July 2004
DVD

Not Rated

112 mins
1.33:1




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Sterling Hayden
Dix Handley
Louis Calhern
Alonzo D. Emmerich
Jean Hagen
Doll Conovan
James Whitmore
Gus Minissi
Sam Jaffe
Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
John McIntire
Police Commissioner Hardy
Marc Lawrence
Cobby
Barry Kelley
Lt. Ditrich
Anthony Caruso
Louis Ciavelli
Teresa Celli
Maria Ciavelli
Marilyn Monroe
Angela Phinlay
William 'Wee Willie' Davis
Timmons
(as William Davis)
Dorothy Tree
May Emmerich
Brad Dexter
Bob Brannon
John Maxwell
Dr. Swanson
David Bond
Father Sortine
Benny Burt
Taxi driver
Frank Cady
Night Clerk
David Clarke
Mr. Atkinson, railroad man
John Cliff
Policeman
Henry Corden
Karl Anton Smith
Chuck Courtney
Red, boy in diner
Ralph Dunn
Policeman
Gene Evans
Policeman at Ciavalli's apartment
Alex Gerry
Maxwell
Sol Gorss
Policeman
Fred Graham
Truck Driver
William Haade
Bill, cop
Don Haggerty
Andrews
Eloise Hardt
Vivian
George Lynn
Detective at Ciavelli's apartment
Strother Martin
William Doldy
Alberto Morin
Eddie Donato, grocer
Raymond Roe
Tallboy
Henry Rowland
Frank Schurz
Tim Ryan
Jack, police clerk
James Seay
Janocek
Jack Shea
Policeman
Helene Stanley
Jeannie
Ray Teal
Policeman
Jack Warden
Bit Role
William Washington
Suspect
Victor Wood
Evans
Wilson Wood
Man
Jeff York
Policeman