Directed by BARRY POLLACK Screenplay by BARRY POLLACK
This sleazy remake of John Huston's fine The Asphalt Jungle is cast primarily with blacks, but the men who made itScenarist-Director Barry Pollack, Producer Gene Gormanare white. Their interest is not so much in reaching the new-found black audience (TIME, April 10) as in exploiting it.
The Asphalt Jungle was a taut and precise study of the way a robbery went wrong as a result of the psychological quirks of the perpetrators. In Cool Breeze, the gang is given a vaguely altruistic motive (the money from the job will go to start a "black...