The Incomparable Mothership #156 August 31, 2013
Two caper movies from the 1950s: “The Lavender Hill Mob” and “The Killing.”

Airline of Snitches

Special guest star Philip Michaels gives us an old-movie education with two caper movies from the 1950s, “The Lavender Hill Mob” and “The Killing.” One’s funny, one’s not, but both teach us that crime doesn’t pay! Plus young Stanley Kubrick, funnyman Alec Guinness, the second-greatest fight scene Steve has ever seen, and a guest appearance by General Eisenhower.

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