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The Killing (2011)


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Published: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2011]
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  Blu-ray special ed
Description:  1 videodisc (84 min., ca. 67 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9781604654653, 1604654651,
Language:  English

The killing is based on the novel: "Clean Break" by Lionel White

The killing originally released in 1955 and Killer's kiss in 1956; The killing copyright held by Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation

Includes booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) featuring an essay by film historian Haden Guest and a reprinted interview with actress Marie Windsor

Special features: new digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; new video interview with producer James B. Harris; excerpted interviews with actor Sterling Hayden from the French television series Cinéma cinémas; new video interview with poet and author Robert Polito about writer Jim Thompson; restored high-definition digital transfer of Stanley Kubrick's 1955 noir feature Killer's kiss; new video appreciation of Killer's kiss featuring film critic Geoffrey O'Brien; trailers

The Killing: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Ted DeCorsia, Marie Windsor, Elisha Cook, Timothy Carey, James Edwards

Killer's kiss: Frank Silvera, Jamie Smith, Irene Kane (i.e. Chris Chase, voiced by Peggy Lobbin.)

The killing: A group of small-time crooks plan a daring race-track robbery, but their well-laid plans go awry

Killer's kiss: A boxer in New York protects a nightclub dancer, not knowing that her boss is a gangster

Not rated

Blu-ray; Region A; mono.; aspect ratio 1.66:1; requires Blu-ray player

English dialogue; optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing

The killing Killer's kiss (1956 ; 84 min.) -- (1955 ; ca. 67 min.)

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