In honor of last night’s series finale of The Americans, I’m revisiting Rifii. It began life as a novel by Auguste le Breton before being adapted for the big screen. It turns out that the movie was such a big hit that le Breton wrote more Rififi books. Our focus is on the original tome with this image of a rather battered early edition:
My father taught me to never trust a man in red suspenders. I made that up but he was not a fan of suspenders.
Let’s move on to some posters for Jules Dassin’s classic movie:
Yeah, I know the pictures are a bit crooked. It *is* a heist movie, after all.
Time for le trailer: