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Like the film noir genre, the heist film genre really came into its own after World War II. The Asphalt Jungle (1950) was the vanguard of this new subgenre of the crime film here in America, while films like The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), Rififi (1955), Bob le flambeur (also 1955) and Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958) helped usher the genre in overseas in Europe. By the 1960’s, the genre was in its golden age with bigger budgets and international casts, of which Grand Slam – a co-production between Italian, Spanish and German film companies – was a part of that wave. Previously released on DVD by Blue Underground, Kino has licensed the film for its Blu-ray debut.



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I had never seen this film until I got this disc in. Thoroughly enjoyed it....but had low expectations going in.
 

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