The asphalt jungle by W. R. Burnett

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Published by Kaye & Ward in London .

Written in English

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Statementby W. R. Burnett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B93444 Asp4, PS3503.U6258 Asp4
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5380738M
ISBN 100718207459
LC Control Number72409822
OCLC/WorldCa27599

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The Asphalt Jungle Paperback – April 1, by W. Burnett (Author)Cited by: 9. The Asphalt Jungle by W. Burnett was published in It is a tale of big city crime, specifically a jewelry heist.

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Told in short, richly atmospheric chapters, the novel details the planning and execution of a major jewel : RosettaBooks. W.R. Burnett's brutally wise novel The Asphalt Jungle () tells how the perfect crime can go easily awry when human nature is a factor, as it always is.

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"The Asphalt Jungle" (), written by Huston and Ben Maddow, is based on W. Burnett's novel of the same name/5(). The Asphalt Jungle was based on a novel by the prolific W.R. Burnett, who also wrote Little Caesar and Saint Johnson (the fictionalized life story of Wyatt Earp)%.

The Asphalt Jungle Passed | 1h 52min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1 June (USA) A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel/10(23K).

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Directed by John Huston. Written by Ben Maddow and John Huston, based on the novel by W.R. Burnett. John Huston's The Asphalt Jungle.

One of the greatest noir classics released in with stellar performances from Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, and a. The asphalt jungle [Burnett, W. R] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The asphalt jungle/5(25). An uncommonly naturalistic view of a seamy underworld, The Asphalt Jungle painstakingly depicts the calm professionalism and toughness of its gangster heroes while evincing a remarkable depth of compassion for their all-too-human fragility, and it showcases a master filmmaker at the height of Actors: Dix Handley.

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The Asphalt Jungle () Filming & Production. Showing all 6 items Jump to: Filming Locations (5) Production Dates (1) Filming Locations. Edit. Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (opening scenes) 23 of 24 found this interesting Interesting.

Yes No. Sycamore Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Genre/Form: Fiction Mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burnett, W.R. (William Riley), Asphalt jungle. London, Kaye & Ward, Asphalt Jungle, The, American film noir caper, released inthat was adapted from W.R. Burnett’s novel about an ambitious jewel robbery orchestrated by a gang of eccentric criminals.

Immediately after being released from prison, “Doc” Riedenschneider (played by Sam Jaffe) teams with corrupt. Our main lines of business include: Paving Contractors. The Asphalt Jungle, Inc. has been listed in the Blue Book since Location: Agoura Hills,California. "The Asphalt Jungle" (), written by Huston and Ben Maddow, is based on W.

Burnett's novel of the same name. With Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith, Dallas Mitchell. Captain Gus Hornochek and Sergeant Danny Keller are members of a special force dedicated to eliminating criminal elements.

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The asphalt jungle. [W R Burnett] -- A story of the underworld of a large Midwestern city. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create # A Borzoi book\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The Asphalt Jungle () Trailer Director: John Huston Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe.

The Asphalt Jungle’s setting is urban, but its scenes are mostly interiors, airless rooms accessed by way of airless corridors and stairways. The little we see of the unnamed Midwestern city where the film takes place was filmed in Cincinnati, but after the opening sequence, where we follow Dix as he evades a prowl car in the early-morning.

The Asphalt Jungle | Trailers From Hell The King of Noirs. John Huston's powerful adaptation of W.R. Burnett's heist novel benefits from top-notch performances by a perfectly cast ensemble and Ben Maddow's terrific adaptation.

You can bet Kubrick saw this several times before making The Killing. The Asphalt Jungle featured no major box-office draws but several highly regarded actors, including Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Sam Jaffe, and Jean Hagen. That Marilyn held her own in this cast is a testament to her hard work and talent.

Recently released from prison, Dix Handley (Sterling Hayden) concocts a plan to steal $1 million in jewels. Dix gathers a team of small-time crooks, including a safecracker (Anthony Caruso) and a. The Asphalt Jungle avg rating — 2, ratings — published — 33 editions Want to Read saving /5.

Directed by Gerald Mayer. With Jack Warden, Norma Crane, William Smith, Gerald S. O'Loughlin. An ex-boxer in hock to a pair of loan sharks agrees to help them carry out a robbery in exchange for their erasing his debt to them.

The asphalt jungle by W. Burnett; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Mystery, Fiction in English, Fiction. THE ASPHALT JUNGLE. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW.

Equalling his best, Little Caesar, High Sierra, this is a sustained and relentless story of the planning and execution of a foolproof crime, the robbery of a jewelry store in a middle western city which Phone: () The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

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The Asphalt Jungle concentrates not only on the robbery but also on the personal lives of the gang members, who are individualized with notable touches of dialogue and visual style.

Huston expertly handles a fine ensemble of actors, including Marilyn Monroe - who plays an old man's dizzy-headed mistress in one of her most important early roles.

Shady and realistic, The Asphalt Jungle is as thrilling as thrillers get, with great use of proven actors like Sterling Hayden, James Whitmore and Sam Jaffe, perfect theme music from Miklós Rozsa and lighting expertise of five-time Oscar nominee Harold Rosson.

John Huston joined forces with Ben Maddow in adapting W. Burnett’s novel to the. The Asphalt Jungle has long been lauded for its unsentimental, working-class depiction of its thieves, and it's precisely the ruined city at the heart of 9/ motion picture | Made-for-TV series. Medium length film ( minutes).

Duke Ellington scored the pilot film, "The lady and the lawyer", then wrote and recorded the theme for the series that followed. For music theme: Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Ed Mullens, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Lawrence Brown, Juan Tizol, Louis Blackburn, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Johnny.

The Asphalt Jungle () is one of the earliest and best examples of another unique sub-genre of the crime film: the caper film. A caper film is a remarkably pure narrative model that gives intricate detail to three important structural acts: the planning, execution, and resolution of the perfect crime.5/5(3).

The Criterion Collection’s Blu-ray of The Asphalt Jungle is a big improvement on the old DVD from — various scratches, bad splices and unsteady shots have been straightened out, and the added detail shows every pockmark and wrinkle in actors’ unglamorous faces.

The only copy I’ve seen that looked better was an MGM studio print back in the early ’70s. The Asphalt Jungle () Official Trailer - Marilyn Monroe, Sterling Hayden Movie HD A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.THE ASPHALT JUNGLE screen play by Ben Maddow and John Huston, from a novel by W.

R. Burnett; directed and produced by Mr. Huston for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.Asphalt Jungle is not a good movie,it's a GREAT landmark movie due to everyone attached to it on BOTH sides of the camera,but especially to JOHN HUSTON Who like "Treasure Of The Sierra Madre" grabbed a W.R.

Burnett novel,shot it VERY true to his book and cast the characters in the same fashion.

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