Ref NoSK/7
TitleThe Killing
DescriptionKubrick adopted a film noir style to depict the story of Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) and his team who have formed to rob a racetrack. The story is told from multiple viewpoints and there were worries about the use of non-linear chronology: an early example of Kubrick's pioneering film techniques. Released, 1956 by United Artists [RKO, in France]. The Killing was based on the novel, ' Clean Break', by Lionel White and the film was to originally have the same title. Screenplay, Stanley Kubrick. Produced by, Harris-Kubrick Productions.

Material held includes: production paperwork; financial papers and accounts; publicity; exploitation; and set photographs.
Date1955-1957
Person_CodeDS/UK/205
DS/UK/222
DS/UK/226
DS/UK/1
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/205Hayden; Sterling (1916-1986); Actor1916-1986
DS/UK/222United Artist's; 1919-; film, music1919-
DS/UK/226Harris-Kubrick Productions; 1955-1963; Production Company1955-1963
DS/UK/1Kubrick; Stanley (1928-1999); Film-maker, director, producer, cinematographer, photographer1928-1999
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