#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – After getting out of prison, Johnny Clay masterminds a complex race-track heist, but his scheme is complicated by the intervention of the wife of a teller (George Peatty) in on the scheme, the boyfriend of the wife, airport regulations, and a small dog.
Plot: Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, a crooked police officer, a bartender and a betting teller named George, among others, for one last job before he goes straight and gets married. But when George tells his restless wife about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.
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A Killing at the Racetrack
(SOME SPOILERS) Stanley Kubrick’s 1956 Film/Noir classic that plays with the clock in putting most of those involved in this robbery of a California racetrack in the same time-frame in a series of overlapping episodes.
Planing to rob the tracks handle, money thats bet, as well as it’s concession and tickets sales mastermind Johnny Clay, Sterling Hayden, plans the robbery to take place on the tracks biggest racing day when it holds it’s most expensive feature race the $100,000.00 added Landstown Stakes.
Working together with a number of track workers, a ticket seller and bartender, as well as a policemen to make the getaway with the cash without being noticed. The plan laid out by Johnny goes off almost without a hitch. Only one of the robbers Kikki Arcane ,Timothy Carey, was shot and killed by track police and all the rest got away. It’s later the robbers meet up at their prearranged hideout, minus Johnny, things start to fall apart.
As their all waiting for Johnny to come over with the $2,000,000.00 in cash that was taken in the robbery Val, Vince Edwards, and friend break into their place in order to rob them of the cash that they don’t have. A gunfight breaks out with everyone there shot dead but the track ticket clerk George Peatty, Elisha Cook JR. who was in the other room and surprised them Val & Co. by starting the gun fight.
George badly wounded staggers out of the room to his car to go back home and deal with his two-timing wife Sherry, Marie Windsor, who was having an affair with Val, behind George’s back. It was Saherry who tipped him off about the robbery and where the money is to be split between the robbers. As George leaves the house shot and bleeding Johnny pulls up with a laundry bag loaded with the $2,000,000.00 in cash to split up with the rest of the robbers.
Seeing the police coming on the scene Johnny takes off to pick up his girlfriend Fay, Coleen Gray, and together drive down to the airport and get on a flight to Boston with the cash. George meanwhile goes home and confronts Sherry who at first though, when he opened the door,t that he was her lover Val and shoots her dead for double-crossing him and his fellow crooks.
At the airport the final chapter of this film is played out with an ironic ending for both Johnny and Fay in their attempt to get away Scot-free with the track loot after everybody involved with it ended up dead. Like the domino effect in the movie that started with the shooting at the hideout between the robbers and Val & friend the last piece to fall, after all the others fell, was just about to go down.
The time sequences in the movie added at least twenty to the films final 85 minutes but instead of padding the movie to lengthen it’s running time it actually enhanced it’s story.
Classic noir cinema with a terrific performance by a magnificent plethora of supporting actors
An ex-convict named Jhonny Clay (Sterling Hayden) with a beautiful girlfriend (Coleen Gray) emerges from his forced retirement in prison and assembles a gang for one final rip-off of race-track cash . The misfit group is formed by a cop (Ted DeCorsia) , a cashier (Elisah Cook Jr) with an ambitious fiancée named Sheerie (Mary Windsor) , a barman (Joe Sawyer) and an old man named Unger (J.C. Flippen) . Meanwhile, the mean Sheerie gives his lover(Vince Edwards) details about the planned heist . Besides , Johnny hires a marksman (Timothy Carey) and a bouncing man (Maurice) to pull off the race-track robbing though it results to be a total disaster .
This classic noir film -based on the novel ¨Clean break¨ by Lionel White- contains suspense , action , sharp-edged thrilling scenes and excellent performance . The movie is slickly narrated in original manner by means of several flashbacks , puzzles , jigsaw and off-voice . A very realistic plot with ordinary people planning a suspenseful heist . The picture displays usual elements noir cinema like the fatalism and tragic fate ; loser characters ; a magnificent black and white cinematography in lights and shades and the ¨Femme Fatale¨, marvellously incarnated by an avaricious Mary Windsor , she’s the first among equals from extraordinary cast . The cluster of magnificent players is formed by an awesome bunch of Hollywood’s best secondary stars . Atmospheric cinematography by Lucien Ballard and appropriate musical score by Gerard Fried . The motion picture was excellently directed by Stanley Kubrick , he realized a riveting piece of film-making . A superb cast ,relentless intrigue and fascinating thriller make this one of the best crime movies ever made . Rating : Above average and highly acclaimed film .
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 24 min (84 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Director Stanley Kubrick
Writer Stanley Kubrick (screenplay by), Jim Thompson (dialogue by), Lionel White (based on the novel “Clean Break” by)
Actors Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen
Production Company Harris-Kubrick Productions
Sound Mix Mono (RCA Sound System)
Aspect Ratio 1.37 : 1 (negative ratio)
Camera Arriflex S, Mitchell BNCR
Film Length 2,270 m (Sweden), 2,330 m (Finland)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm