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Seen on: 05/09/2010

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The Big Sleep (1946)

Directed by Howard Hawks

Film Noir | Crime | Mystery

Most recently watched by loganpm, sleestakk

Overview

Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love.

Rated NR | Length 116 minutes

Actors

John Ridgely | Elisha Cook Jr. | Humphrey Bogart | Lauren Bacall | Dorothy Malone | Martha Vickers | Charles Waldron | Charles D. Brown | Peggy Knudsen | Louis Jean Heydt | Regis Toomey | Emmett Vogan | Tom Fadden | Bob Steele | Joseph Crehan | Ben Welden | Theodore von Eltz | Tanis Chandler | Trevor Bardette | Jack Chefe | Bess Flowers | Sonia Darrin | Stuart Hall | Wally Walker | Forbes Murray | Jeffrey Sayre | Lorraine Miller | Max Barwyn | Jack Perry | Jack Deery | Kenner G. Kemp | William H. O'Brien | James Conaty | Deannie Best | Kenneth Gibson | Jay Eaton | Suzanne Ridgeway | Joe Gilbert | Shep Houghton | Tommy Rafferty | Waclaw Rekwart | Edward Rickard | Joy Barlow | Dan Wallace | Carole Douglas | Pete Kooy | Shelby Payne | Paul Weber

Viewing Notes

I finished the Howard Hawks noir The Big Sleep (1946), which I had started days ago. Bogey & Bacall. Period. Fantastic little film and another case where all the women are simply gorgeous. At least there’s also a great crime thriller to keep it going.

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