Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, William Conrad, Sam Levene, and Charles McGraw in The Killers (1946)

The Killers (1946)

1h. 43min. // Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

 

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Writing Credits:  Anthony Veiller (screenplay), Ernest Hemingway (story)

Starring: Burt Lancaster (as Ole ‘Swede’ Anderson), Ava Gardner (as Kitty Collins) and Edmond O’Brien (as Jim Reardon)

 

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Awards:

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1946. Top Ten Films.

WON. Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1947. Best Motion Picture.

WON. National Film Preservation Board, USA 2008. National Film Registry.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1947. Best Director. Robert Siodmak.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1947. Best Writing, Screenplay.  Anthony Veiller.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1947. Best Film Editing. Arthur Hilton.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1947. Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture. Miklós Rózsa.

 

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Burt Lancaster and Sam Levene in The Killers (1946)

Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner in The Killers (1946)

 

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