Stanley Kubrick and Sterling Hayden on the set of The Killing.
“The Killing was my first real professional piece of work. Again, the subject wasn’t very good, but I put a lot more care into the direction, despite the fact that it was shot in only twenty days. It took me far longer to edit it.”

Stanley Kubrick and Sterling Hayden on the set of The Killing.

The Killing was my first real professional piece of work. Again, the subject wasn’t very good, but I put a lot more care into the direction, despite the fact that it was shot in only twenty days. It took me far longer to edit it.”

"The lasting and ultimately most important reputation of a film is not based on reviews, but on what, if anything, people say about it over the years, and on how much affection for it they have."

Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999)