USA suspense 1950 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.

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