bw 112 min.
Director: John Huston CLV: out-of-print collectible            1 disc, catalog # CC1126L
This suspenseful thriller tells the story of a group of crooks who plan a
lucrative jewel heist. Examining crime on a small and intimate scale, The Asphalt
Jungle focuses on the characters themselves, their motivations, and the details
of their profession. This classic 1950 film won director John Huston two Oscar¨
nominations for his screenplay and direction; it also features Marilyn Monroe's
first speaking role.