Feb 27, 2008
Paleocinema Podcast 9 - Rififi, Topkapi, Prizefights and Time Machines
In this podcast I look at Jules Dassin's two classic crime caper movies, Rififi and Topkapi - the sources from which all subsequent caper movies evolved. In the film noir segment I talk about Robert Wise's 1949 boxing film, The Set-Up, based (believe it or not) on a 1929 poem by Joseph Moncure March and finally, the third of my alternative Magnificent Seven action film stars of the 1960s - Australian actor Rod Taylor.
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