THIEVES’ HIGHWAY (Jules Dassin, 1949)

A.I. Bezzerides wrote the novel (The Long Haul) that is substantially the basis for Raoul Walsh’s They Drive by Night (1940), a strong film that situates the work of truckers in a critical social and political context.* Bezzerides himself adapted another one of his novels about truckers, Thieves’ Market, to the screen. Unfortunately Jules Dassin, […]