The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
A random life and the intimate desire to return to the origins.
Mentioned by Barney.
The police switchboard and Silien's passion for horses at the end
Stills of Marilyn and Calhern
The film's production is documented and Marilyn and Johnny attend the premiere.
mentioned by John Huston
Referenced by title.
Stills shown & discussed.
Characters in this movie are named after the actors real names in the Asphalt Jungle (Sterling, Jaffe). The Jaffe-character in this movie is also a safecracker genius; and get a kick out of watching young girls dance; just as Sam Jaffes character in the Asphalt Jungle.
Title on Empire Cinema marquee in still picture.
Stills shown and Monroe is discussed.
"I oughta have my head examined."
Peggy mentions Marilyn Monroe's small part
Barbara says that she liked Marilyn Monroe's performance in the film.
The title is mentioned.
Mentioned by characters.
Marilyn Monroe's role in the movie is mentioned.
Poster is shown in Robert Graysmith's house.
Poster visible in Andy's office
Poster is shown. Referenced by Richard Schickel.
One of the 50 gold film reels you can find.
character Derek Wills ('Jack Davenport' (pv)) tells Karen Cartwright ('Katharine McPhee') "by the time she was 24, Marilyn had already done The Asphalt Jungle and All About Eve."
Georgia Holt says that she was up for a role in the film but Marilyn Monroe got the part
Mentioned by Joslyn.
Doctor DeShields tells Marilyn he loved her performance in the film.
Still photos of the movie are shown.
The movie is featured in a cinema
clip shown with Marilyn Monroe, Louis Calhern
brief clips shown
small clip shown
Excerpts appear in the film.
One of the films selected by the guest host
Clips used to illustrate the genre
Title spoofed in chapter title pun "The Asphalt Bungle".