Louis Calhern & Marilyn Monroe IN🎬The Asphalt Jungle (1950)🎥Director》 John Huston》 Film Noir Classic



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🎬 #theasphaltjungle (1950)🎥Directed by #johnhuston
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🔴🖋”The Asphalt Jungle is a 1950 American #heistfilmnoir directed and co-written by John Huston, and starring Sterling Hayden and Louis Calhern, with Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, and Marilyn Monroe in one of her earliest roles. Based on the #1949novel of the same name by #wrburnett, it tells the story of a jewel robbery in a #midwesterncity .”

🔴”Produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the film was released on May 12, 1950. It was nominated for four #academyawards, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, and Huston won a National Board of Review Award for his direction. At the #1950venicefilmfestival, Huston was nominated for the #goldenlion and #samjaffe won the Best Actor Award.”

🔴”Retrospective reviews of the film have been highly positive, with several critics describing it as one of the most influential works in the #crimefilm genre, and one of John Huston’s best films.”

🔴”The film spawned a television series of the same name, which aired on ABC in 1961.”

🔴”In 2008, The Asphalt Jungle was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.✔

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