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The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep(1946)

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Brief Synopsis

Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.

Cast & Crew

Howard Hawks Director
Humphrey Bogart Philip Marlowe
Lauren Bacall Vivian Rutledge
John Ridgely Eddie Mars
Martha Vickers Carmen Sternwood
Dorothy Malone Bookstore proprietress
Peggy Knudson Mona Mars
Regis Toomey Bernie Ohls
Charles Waldron General Sternwood
Charles D. Brown Norris, the butler
Bob Steele Canino
Elisha Cook Jr. Harry Jones
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 23 Aug 1946
Release Date:  1946 Production Date:  A Howard Hawks Production
AFI
very bad copy
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  113 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A Revised Snooze

    David H. 2018-03-20

    For once, I would like to see the earlier version of this film that explains the plot better. For David Letterman and others to say this is a great movie... MORE>

  • the price of stake in rubels..

    a.morris 2018-03-20

    if you do not give this movie a chance.. you may be a 1950s communist. . or a vampire. in other words.. vlad the putin. MORE>

  • why the shorter version

    mg 2017-10-08

    confused about why TCM would choose the version with 5 minutes less of Bacall and Bogart..... MORE>