The Big Sleep

  • 1946
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime, Mystery

The most convoluted of the great noir films, based on the first yarn written by Raymond Chandler. THE BIG SLEEP comes magically alive through Hawks's careful direction and Bogart's persona, which is twin to his character of Philip Marlowe. Summoned to the lavish mansion of General Sternwood (Charles Waldron), Marlowe is hired to investigate blackmailer...read more

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00:36 — Raymond Chandler's account of private eye Philip Marlowe's immersion into a blackmail and murder plot when he is hired to keep an eye on a wild young (more…)
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01:50 — Raymond Chandler's account of private eye Philip Marlowe's immersion into a blackmail and murder plot when he is hired to keep an eye on a wild young (more…)
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01:50 — Raymond Chandler's account of private eye Philip Marlowe's immersion into a blackmail and murder plot when he is hired to keep an eye on a wild young (more…)

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A private eye is hired by a wealthy old man to stop a blackmailer threatening his younger daughter. The PI becomes involved with the man's other daughter as well, and soon finds himself mixed up in a murder.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The most convoluted of the great noir films, based on the first yarn written by Raymond Chandler. THE BIG SLEEP comes magically alive through Hawks's careful direction and Bogart's persona, which is twin to his character of Philip Marlowe. Summoned to the… (more)

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