The Asphalt Jungle
Sterling Hayden stars alongside Marilyn Monroe in this classic noir that is the gold standard for both heist movies and character studies. Screenwriter Ben Maddow was later blacklisted; Hayden was investigated, named names, then later regretted it. NFSA 35mm print.
Screens with Menace (Australia, 1952, 9m). NFSA 16mm print.
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